The Resource John Quincy Adams : militant spirit, James Traub

John Quincy Adams : militant spirit, James Traub

Label
John Quincy Adams : militant spirit
Title
John Quincy Adams
Title remainder
militant spirit
Statement of responsibility
James Traub
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on Adams' diary, letters, and writings, chronicles the diplomat and president's numerous achievements and failures, revealing his unwavering moral convictions, brilliance, unyielding spirit, and political courage
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.55092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E377
LC item number
.T73 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
John Quincy Adams : militant spirit, James Traub
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-602) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
He is formed for a statesman. The flame is kindled (1767-1778) ; His thoughts are always running in a serious strain (1778-1780) ; As promising and manly a youth as is in the world (1781-1785) ; You are admitted, Adams (1785-1788) ; Friend of the people (1788-1794) ; I shall be much mistaken if he is not soon found at the head of the diplomatique corps (1794-1795) ; A young lady of fine parts and accomplishments (1795-1797) ; President Adams' political telescope (1797-1801) -- War and peace. I feel strong temptations to plunge into political controversy (1801-1803) ; Curse on the stripling, how he apes his sire (1803-1804) ; The Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory (1804-1807) ; If we must perish, let it be in defense of our rights (1807-1809) ; A bull-dog among spaniels (1809-1812) ; Restoring the peace of the world (1812-1814) ; A card of invitation to a dress party at the Prince Regent's (1815-1817) -- Territorial expansion. A line straight to the Pacific Ocean (1817-1819) ; The bargain between freedom and slavery is morally and politically vicious (1819-1820) ; She goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy (1820-1822) ; If he wishes for peace with me, he must hold out the white flag (1822-1823) ; The most important paper that ever went from my hands (1822-1823) ; Who can hold a fire in his hand by thinking on the frosty Caucasus? (1823-1824) ; I tread on coals (1824-1825) -- Internal improvement. The spirit of improvement (1825) ; An arrow to the heart (1825-1827) ; A great man in the wrong place at the wrong time (1825-1826) ; Cultivating his garden (1826-1827) ; The sun of my political career sets in deepest gloom (1828-1829) -- The slaveocracy. Stay thy hand, God of Mercy (1829-1831) ; Our union : it must be preserved (1831-1833) ; The ark of our God is falling into the hands of the Philistines (1831-1835) ; Am I gagged? (1835-1836) ; I am not to be intimidated by all the grand juries in the universe (1837) ; Among the most illustrious of the world's benefactors (1837-1838) ; The captives are free! (1838-1841) ; The acutest enemy of southern slavery that ever existed (1841-1842) ; The sober second thought of the people (1842-1845) ; Let justice be done though the heavens fall (1843-1845) ; The end of earth (1845-1848) ; Obsequies
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 620 pages
Isbn
9780465028276
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015030745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn917131300
  • (OCoLC)917131300

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