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Adams, John Quincy

Summary: Volume I begins during the American Revolution, with Adams's first entry, as he prepares to embark on a perilous wartime voyage to Europe with his father, diplomat John Adams, and records his early impressions of Franklin and Jefferson and of Paris on the eve of revolution; it details his abbreviated but eventful years of study at Harvard and his emergence into the world of politics in his own...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY ADA

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ISE

Summary: Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 1999

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AMI

Souter, Gerry.

Summary: Documents the life and career of the sixth president of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World, Inc. 2002

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ADAMS SOU

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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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD ADA

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ADA

Adams, Abigail

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Summary: Abigail Adams was an unusually accomplished letter writer. Spirited and insightful, her correspondence offers a unique vantage on historical events in which her family played so prominent a role, while bringing vividly to life the everyday experience of American women in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Here are 430 letters—more than a hundred published for the first time—to John...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library Of America 2016

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME

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