The Wisdom of John Adams

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Citadel Press, 2003 - 282 Seiten
John Adams was, as his friend and sometime,competitor Thomas Jefferson called him, The,colossus of independence. the second President of,the United States, he was also the ultimate,revolutionary. Demonstrating his passion and,conviction in his words, the latest addition to,the Wisdom series includes his oration and,speeches on independence, his seminal Thoughts on,Government, and his Discourses on Davila. His,forthright correspondence, as well as his tender,love letters to his wife and ally, Abigail, make,his work essential reading for all.
 

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Prelude to Lexington and Concord
3
The American Revolution
21
Reflections on the Revolution
31
Personal Philosophy
45
Introspections
67
Faith and Religion
105
Letters to Abigail
113
The Presidency
125
Politics Factions and Parties
181
Foreign Policy
187
Law and Justice
205
Education
212
Character Sketches
243
Places
256
Appendix
263
Selected Bibliography
275

Government
137

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