John Adams: In His Own Words
IN HIS OWN WORDS CELEBRATES REMARKABLE LEADERS IN AMERICAN HISTORY, PRESENTING THEIR PIONEERING VISIONS FOR OUR COUNTRY THROUGH PERSONAL LETTERS AND WRITINGS. JOHN ADAMS JOHN ADAMS, second president of the United States and one of the great figures in American history, was a remarkable, outspoken political philosopher with a fierce spirit and ideas reaching far beyond his time. This superb collection of writing and letters explores the personal side of John Adams, offering firsthand accounts and analysis of the events of his era as well as insight into the man behind the public face.
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JOHN ADAMS IN HIS OWN WORDS
ADAMS ON AMERICA
ADAMS ON INDEPENDENCE
ADAMS ON GOVERNMENT
ADAMS ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 58 ADAMS ON FARMING
ADAMS ON EDUCATION
ADAMS ON RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 74 ADAMS ON BOOKS AND LIBRARIES
ADAMS ON FRIENDS AND FAMILY
RETIREMENT AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH THOMAS JEFFERSON
LIST OF CORRESPONDENTS
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Abigail Adams April Abigail Adams December Abigail Adams February Abigail Adams July Abigail Adams March Abigail Adams September Adams Family Papers America Autobiography of John Benjamin Rush Boston Massacre Boston Public Library Braintree Britain Canon colonies Constitution Continental Army Continental Congress Davila April 1790–April Diary and Autobiography Diary of John diplomat Discourses on Davila Dissertation Elections farm father February 18 Feudal Law 1765 Government March–April 1776 heart human John Adams April John Adams August John Adams February John Adams June John Adams’s John Quincy Adams John Taylor Jonathan Sewall Josiah Quincy III Letter to Abigail Letter to Benjamin Letter to John Letter to Thomas liberty live Massachusetts Historical Society Meadow Mercy Otis Warren mind moral nation nature never numbers political president religion Smith spirit Thomas Boylston Thomas Boylston Adams Thomas Jefferson December Thomas Jefferson July Thoughts on Government United Virtue write wrote