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John Quincy Adams : American visionary [LP]

by Kaplan, Fred, 1937-

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A biography of the much misunderstood sixth president of the United States reveals the many sides of this forward-thinking man whose progressive vision helped shape the course of America. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Hooks of steel, 1767-1778
  • A European education, 1778-1783
  • Slow voyage home, 1783-1787
  • Most beautiful and beloved, 1787-1794
  • Remember your characters, 1794-1797
  • Begin anew the world, 1797-1801
  • The white worm, 1801-1804
  • Fiery ordeal, 1805-1808
  • Paradise of fools, 1809-1814
  • My wandering life, 1814-1817
  • The terrible sublime, 1817-1821
  • The Macbeth policy, 1821-1825
  • No bed of roses, 1825-1829
  • The uses of adversity, 1829-1833
  • A suitable sphere of action, 1834-1839
  • Adhering to the world, 1838-1843
  • The summit of my ambition, 1844-1848.
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