The Wisdom of John Adams
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
The American Revolution
Reflections on the Revolution
Faith and Religion
Letters to Abigail
Politics Factions and Parties
Law and Justice
18 February 29 August Abigail Abigail Adams Adams's America American Revolution April army attention August believe Boston Braintree Britain British character colonies commerce Constitutions of Government court danger December Declaration of Independence defense Discourses on Davila duty election England English Europe executive fear February folly foreign France Franklin French friends glory happiness heart honor hope human nature January John Adams John Quincy Adams July June justice King legislature letters liberty live mankind March Massachusetts mind minister moral nations navy negotiations never November October opinion Paris Parliament party passions peace Philadelphia philosophy political preserve principles Quasi-War religion Samuel Adams Second Continental Congress Senate September society spirit Stamp Act things Thomas Jefferson thought Thoughts on government tion treaty United universe vice president virtue whole wisdom WJA II WJAI WJAIX WJAVIII WJAX writing