The Life and Times of Congressman John Quincy Adams

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This book is a brilliant portrait of a remarkable man and his age. Most defeated ex-presidents disappear from public life soon after their presidencies. John Quincy Adams was an exception: two years after losing the election of 1828 to Andrew Jackson, he ran for the House of Represnetatives and served there until his death seventeen years later. During his spectacular congressional career, Adams became a folk hero in much of the North, hailed by some as "Old Man Eloquent," by others as "the conscience of New England" and by ...

The Life and Times of Congressman John Quincy Adams 1988, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195054279

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The Life and Times of Congressman John Quincy Adams 1986, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195040265

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