John Adams: In His Own Words: Easyread Large Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 152 pages
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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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Contents

JOHN ADAMS IN HIS OWN WORDS
1
ADAMS ON AMERICA
13
ADAMS ON INDEPENDENCE
26
ADAMS ON GOVERNMENT
42
ADAMS ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 58 ADAMS ON FARMING
65
ADAMS ON EDUCATION
69
ADAMS ON RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 74 ADAMS ON BOOKS AND LIBRARIES
79
ADAMS ON FRIENDS AND FAMILY
87
RETIREMENT AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH THOMAS JEFFERSON
96
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
107
LIST OF CORRESPONDENTS
109
BIBLIOGRAPHY
113
Back Cover Material
123
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