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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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Summary: While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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Brookhiser, Richard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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Adams, John

Summary: A powerful polemicist, insightful political theorist, and tireless diplomat, John Adams (1735–1826) was a vital and controversial figure during the early years of the American republic. Once overshadowed by Washington and Jefferson, Adams has become the subject of renewed interest, with a best-selling biography and acclaimed television series reintroducing him to millions. Now, this final...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2016

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Brookhiser, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2002

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Adams, John

Summary: "... includes the complete newspaper exchange between Novanglus (Adams) and Massachusettensis (loyalist Daniel Leonard), as well as extensive diary excerpts and characteristically frank personal letters"--Jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2011

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Adams, John

Summary: "Traces John Adams's career from his leading role in the debate over independence, [...] to his tireless efforts to establish the fledgling government of the United States and supply its army in the filed, to his crucial diplomatic service in Europe [...]. It includes his hightly influential 1776 pamphlet Thoughts on Government, dozens of his characteristically frank and revealing personal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2011

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Brill, Marlene Targ.

Summary: A biography of the outspoken, decisive man who served the United States in many ways, including as its President.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Through their correspondence, John and Abigail Adams' relationship unfolds in the context of America's birth as a nation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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Isenberg, Nancy

Summary: "John and John Quincy Adams: rogue intellectuals, unsparing truth tellers, too uncensored for their own political good. They held that political participation demanded moral courage. They did not seek popularity (and it showed). They lamented the fact that hero worship in America substituted idolatry for results, and they made it clear that they were talking about Benjamin Franklin, George...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of "Founding Brothers" and "His Excellency" brings America's preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic's tenuous early years.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Many first couples have come and gone, but John and Abigail Adams continue to be the quintessential American couple. Historian Ellis dissects hundreds of personal letters that were passed between John and Abigail throughout their relationship, from the earliest days of revolution to the time of Adams' presidency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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Limbaugh, Rush H.

Summary: "America is now a free country. Rush Revere, his horse, Liberty, and the time-traveling crew ride back again to witness to the early American presidents George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson in action!"--Book jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, Inc. 2016

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McCullough, David G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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Benge, Janet

Summary: Growing up in Massachusetts, longing to be a farmer like his father, John Adams (1735-1826) never imagined the vital role he would one day play in the transformation of the colonies into an independent American nation. As the injustices of British rule stirred up the colonists to revolution and independence, this rising young lawyer became an influential member of the Continental Congress and a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2012

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Krensky, Stephen

Summary: In 1778, ten-year-old Johnny Adams and his father make a dangerous mid-winter voyage from Massachusetts to Paris in hopes of gaining support for the colonies during the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2005

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Larson, Edward J. (Edward John)

Summary: A retelling of the presidential election campaign between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson describes the fierce rivalry that was called "America's Second Revolution" and reveals the pivotal roles played by Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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Wood, Gordon S

Summary: "From the great historian of the American Revolution, NYT-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequentfalling out did much to fix its course. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more different worlds, or been more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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Wagoner, Jean Brown

Summary: A biography focusing on the early years of the parson's daughter who became the wife of our second president.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Books 1992

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Jurmain, Suzanne.

Summary: Describes how their different political views caused friends Thomas Jefferson and John Adams to become rivals, until they learned to set aside their differences for the sake of their friendship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

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Summary: Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams;...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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Limbaugh, Rush H.

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Summary: When one of the time-traveling crew is running for student-body president at Manchester Middle School, Rush Revere takes them back in history to witness the election and leadership of our first three presidents.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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