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Mr. Adams's Last Crusade : John Quincy Adams's Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress
by Joseph Wheelan


Overview - When John Quincy Adamsthe sixty-three-year-old former president, U.S. senator, secretary of state, and diplomatwas elected to the House of Representatives by his Massachusetts neighbors, he embarked on a spectacular late-life career.

He became Congress s most acerbic and influential critic of slavery as well as a tireless proponent for human freedoms and First Amendment rights.  Read more...


 
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Overview
When John Quincy Adamsthe sixty-three-year-old former president, U.S. senator, secretary of state, and diplomatwas elected to the House of Representatives by his Massachusetts neighbors, he embarked on a spectacular late-life career.

He became Congress s most acerbic and influential critic of slavery as well as a tireless proponent for human freedoms and First Amendment rights. This remarkable congressional career utterly transformed him, the public s perception of him, and his legacyin many ways redeeming his failed presidency. "Mr. Adams s Last Crusade" renders an insightful portrait of a man who placed his country above politics."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781586486891
  • ISBN-10: 1586486896
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs
  • Publish Date: February 2009
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 8.96 x 6.42 x 0.88 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Presidents & Heads of State
Books > History > United States - 19th Century
Books > Political Science > General

 
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