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2012 | 384 Webpages | ISBN: 030682129X | EPUB | three MB
He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion in opposition to slavery on the eve of the Civil War. He negotiated an stop to the War of 1812, built the annexation of Florida, and received the Supreme Courtroom choice that freed the African captives of The Amistad. He served his nation as minister to 6 nations, secretary of state, senator, congressman, and president.
John Quincy Adams was all of these items and far more. In this masterful biography, award profitable writer Harlow Giles Unger reveals Quincy Adams as a towering figure in the nation’s formative many years and a single of the most courageous figures in American heritage, which is why he rated very first in John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Profiles in Bravery.
A magisterial biography and a sweeping panorama of American background from the Washington to Lincoln eras, Unger’s John Quincy Adams follows one of America’s most essential however the very least-recognized figures.
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