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The lost founding father : John Quincy Adams and the transformation of American politics

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Kirtland Community College Library E 377 .C66 2017 30775305543390 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780871404350
  • ISBN: 0871404354
  • ISBN: 9781631494956
  • Physical Description: print
    xv, 526 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-490) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part one, 1767-1817: Preparation--diplomacy and politics. "To bring myself into notice" -- "Only virtue and fortitude" -- "Let there be...no deficiency of earnest zeal" -- Part two, 1817-1828: A vision of a nation--realized and thwarted. "Perhaps the most important day of my life" -- "To meet the fate to which I am destined" -- Part three, 1829-1848: A new path--tribulation and confidence. "An overruling consciousness of rectitude" -- "The first and holiest rights of humanity" -- "On the edge of a precipice every step that I take" -- "Our country...is no longer the same" -- "Proceed--persevere--never despair."
Summary, etc.: Profiles the sixth American president, sharing insight into his exposure to the ideas that influenced the Founding Fathers, discussing his European travels, and highlighting his views on slavery.
Subject: Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848
United States. Signers Biography
Founding Fathers of the United States Biography
Statesmen United States Biography
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
United States Politics and government 1783-1789
Presidents United States Biography
Politics and government
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