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John Quincy Adams

A Public Life, a Private Life
  • 466 Pages
  • 3.45 MB
  • English
Harvard University Press
Biography: general, Central government, United States - General, History, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography, USA, Political, Presidents & Heads of State, Biography & Autobiography / General, Historical - Ge
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7692853M
ISBN 100674479408
ISBN 139780674479401

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Raised for greatness by his parents John and Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams surpassed their expectations to become one of America’s greatest and most courageous leaders. In this action-filled biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals John Quincy Adams as one of the towering figures during the nation’s formative years.

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John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States (–29) and son of President John Adams. In his prepresidential years he was one of America’s greatest diplomats (formulating, among other things, what came to be called the Monroe Doctrine), and later as.

John Quincy Adams (July 11, – February 23, ) was an American lawyer, diplomat, politician, and President of the United States (March 4, – March 4, ).

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In John Quincy Adams, scholar and journalist James Traub draws on Adams' diary, letters, and writings to evoke a diplomat and president whose ideas remain with us today. Adams was a fierce nationalist who, as secretary of state, championed the idea of American expansion.

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Mar 04,  · John Quincy Adams was inaugurated March 4, as America’s sixth president. He was principled, intelligent and eloquent, though his principles occasionally tripped him up.

For instance, he believed it wrong to campaign as elected officials performed a service. All his predecessors felt the same way, and used surrogates to stump for votes. John Quincy Adams was all of these things and more. In this masterful biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals Adams as a towering figure in the nation’s formative years and one of the most courageous figures in American history - which is why he ranked first in John F.

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John Quincy Adams was son of Founding Father and 2nd President of the United States John Adams. He was known as much for his government service before and after being president as when he was president.

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