First Son and President: A Story about John Quincy Adams

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Millbrook Press, Sep 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
America's sixth president and son of America's second president, John Quincy Adams lived an extraordinary life. Beginning as a young boy as secretary for his father during the peace talks that ended the Revolutionary War, Adams served his country as a diplomat, state senator, secretary of state, the president, and as a representative in congress. Through his many speeches, essays, books, and written reports, Adams helped shape America. Today, he is remembered as a great statesman, a scholar, and a poet, just as he hoped he would be.
 

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Contents

High Hopes
7
Young Man Abroad
11
Student at Home
21
Foreign Minister
27
Statesman
32
Best Office in the Administration
40
President of the United States
45
At Home in the House
50
Afterword
60
Bibliography
61
Index
62
About the Author and Illustrator
64
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