Founding Brothers

Why will Jefferson call this the greatest political mistake of his life?

Chapter two

Dinner deal between Madison and Halmaliton.PLEASE HELP

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Monroe clearly told Jefferson that “behind closed door dealings” such as the dinner Jefferson had planned would tarnish future political proceedings. Two years later, Jefferson had come to agree with Monroe; he confessed to Washington that the “dinner deal” was the worst mistake of his political life. He by then believed that Hamilton had manipulated him by stoking his fears of national collapse.