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The Resource John Quincy Adams : a life, Harlow Giles Unger

John Quincy Adams : a life, Harlow Giles Unger

Label
John Quincy Adams : a life
Title
John Quincy Adams
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Harlow Giles Unger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Quincy Adams fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill and sounded the clarion against slavery on the eve of the Civil War. He negotiated an end to the War of 1812, engineered the annexation of Florida and won the Supreme Court decision that freed the African captives of The Amistad. He served his nation as minister to six countries, secretary of state, senator, congressman and president
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Unger, Harlow G.
Dewey number
  • 973.5/5092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
Label
John Quincy Adams : a life, Harlow Giles Unger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A first son for a founding father -- The seeds of statesmanship -- The land of lovely dames -- "He grows...very fat" -- Never was a father more satisfied -- A free, independent, and powerful nation -- A profile in courage -- Diplomatic exile -- Restoring peace to the world -- Stepladder to the presidency -- The great and foul stain -- The end of the beginning -- A new beginning -- Freedom is the prize
Control code
sky246759599
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 364 p.
Isbn
9780306821295
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012009399
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) l2012009399
Label
John Quincy Adams : a life, Harlow Giles Unger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A first son for a founding father -- The seeds of statesmanship -- The land of lovely dames -- "He grows...very fat" -- Never was a father more satisfied -- A free, independent, and powerful nation -- A profile in courage -- Diplomatic exile -- Restoring peace to the world -- Stepladder to the presidency -- The great and foul stain -- The end of the beginning -- A new beginning -- Freedom is the prize
Control code
sky246759599
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 364 p.
Isbn
9780306821295
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012009399
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) l2012009399

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