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The Life of John Adams

The Life of John Adams
  • Author : John Quincy Adams,Charles Francis Adams
  • Publisher : Ardent Media
  • Release : 23 January 1874
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John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
  • Author : Paul C. Nagel
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 05 December 2012
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February 21, 1848, the House of Representatives, Washington D.C.: Congressman John Quincy Adams, rising to speak, suddenly collapses at his desk; two days later, he dies in the Speaker’s chamber. The public mourning that followed, writes Paul C. Nagel, “exceeded anything previously seen in America. Forgotten was his failed presidency and his often cold demeanor. It was the memory of an extraordinary human being—one who in his last years had fought heroically for the right of petition and against

John Quincy Adams, and Speaker Andrew Stevenson, of Virginia

John Quincy Adams, and Speaker Andrew Stevenson, of Virginia
  • Author : John Quincy Adams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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Letters of John Quincy Adams to His Son on the Bible and Its Teaching

Letters of John Quincy Adams to His Son on the Bible and Its Teaching
  • Author : John Quincy Adams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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Letters to Adams' son George written in 1811, with commentary on the Bible, often citing classical sources such as Ovid and Plutarch.

Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams

Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams
  • Author : Josiah Quincy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 1860
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John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery

John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery
  • Author : David Waldstreicher,Matthew Mason
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 28 April 2016
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In the final years of his political career, President John Quincy Adams was well known for his objections to slavery, with rival Henry Wise going so far as to label him "the acutest, the astutest, the archest enemy of southern slavery that ever existed." As a young statesman, however, he supported slavery. How did the man who in 1795 told a British cabinet officer not to speak to him of "the Virginians, the Southern people, the democrats," whom he considered "in

Letters of John Quincy Adams, to His Son, on the Bible and Its Teachings

Letters of John Quincy Adams, to His Son, on the Bible and Its Teachings
  • Author : John Quincy Adams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
  • Author : James Traub
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release : 22 March 2016
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"Penetrating, detailed, and very readable. . . . A splendid biography." --Wall Street Journal Few figures in American history have held as many roles in public life as John Quincy Adams. The son of John Adams, he was a brilliant ambassador and secretary of state, a frustrated president, and a dedicated congressman who staunchly opposed slavery. In John Quincy Adams, scholar and journalist James Traub draws on Adams's diaries, letters, and writings to evoke his numerous achievements-and failures-in office. A man of unwavering

Address of John Quincy Adams, to His Constituents of the Twelfth Congressional District, at Braintree, September 17th, 1842, Etc

Address of John Quincy Adams, to His Constituents of the Twelfth Congressional District, at Braintree, September 17th, 1842, Etc
  • Author : John Quincy Adams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
  • Author : Harlow Giles Unger
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release : 04 September 2012
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He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion against slavery on the eve of the Civil War. He negotiated an end to the War of 1812, engineered the annexation of Florida, and won the Supreme Court decision that freed the African captives of The Amistad. He served his nation as minister to six countries, secretary of state, senator, congressman, and president. John Quincy Adams was all of these things and more. In this masterful biography,

John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
  • Author : Fred Kaplan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 06 May 2014
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Fred Kaplan, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Lincoln, returns with John Quincy Adams, an illuminating biography of one of the most overlooked presidents in American history—a leader of sweeping perspective whose progressive values helped shape the course of the nation. In this fresh and lively biography rich in literary analysis and new historical detail, Fred Kaplan brings into focus the dramatic life of John Quincy Adams—the little known and much misunderstood sixth president of the United States and

Letters of John Quincy Adams to His Son on the Bible and Its Teaching

Letters of John Quincy Adams to His Son on the Bible and Its Teaching
  • Author : John Quincy Adams
  • Publisher : BiblioBazaar, LLC
  • Release : 01 October 2008
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of

John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
  • Author : Marie B. Hecht
  • Publisher : Amer Political Biography Press
  • Release : 23 January 1995
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A study of the sixth president's private and public lives based on his journals, correspondence and memoirs

Diary of John Quincy Adams

Diary of John Quincy Adams
  • Author : John Quincy Adams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 23 January 1981
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Portraits of John Quincy Adams and His Wife

Portraits of John Quincy Adams and His Wife
  • Author : Andrew Oliver,John Quincy Adams
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 23 January 1970
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This volume affords a visual documentation of the most varied political career in American history and exemplifies the work of the principal American portraitists from the days of Copley and Stuart to the dawn of the Daguerrean era. Included in the 159 illustrations are all the known life portraits, busts, and silhouettes of John Quincy and Louisa Catherine Adams, along with important replicas, copies, engravings, and representative likenesses of their siblings. The book is organized into seven chapters which generally coincide