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Charles Francis Adams. Description John Adams was a highly educated and enlightened lawyer who became a central figure in the American Revolution.
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As a political theorist he influenced the constitutions of the former British colonies in America, and he is regarded, with Jefferson, as the father of the United States Constitution. First published in , this collection brings together Adams' major writings. Given their influence not only on the United States, but also on other republics, Adams' works rank among the most important political writings of their time. It begins by establishing the pedigree of the Adams family, and goes on to give an account of Adams' life that includes extracts from letters to his friends and colleagues and passages from his diary which reveal his political, moral and social concerns.
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Life and Progress in Australasia Michael Davitt. New Zealand's First War T. The French at Akaroa T. Life in London Pierce Egan. Table of contents Preface; Preliminary - respecting the family of Adams; 1. Education of Mr.
Adams; 2. Study and practice of the law until March, ; 3. The Boston Massacre; 4. Entrance into public life; 5. Conference with Lord Howe; 6. Commission to France; 7. No cover image.
John Adams, The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations, by his Grandson Charles. Author: The Works of John Adams, vol. 1 (Life of the Author); Author: The Works of John Adams, vol. 2 (Diary, Notes of Debates, Autobiography); Author: The.
Read FREE! Excerpt A diary is the record in youth of a man's sentiments, in middle life, of his action, and of his recollections in age. Nelson Fordham University Press, Read preview Overview.