John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life

John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life

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February 21, 1848, the House of Representatives, Washington D.C.: Congressman John Quincy Adams, rising to speak, suddenly collapses at his desk; two days later, he dies in the Speaker’s chamber. The public mourning that followed, writes Paul C. Nagel, “exceeded anything previously seen in America. Forgotten was his failed presidency and his often cold demeanor. It was the memory of an extraordinary human being—one who in his last years had fought heroically… (more)

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Publisher: Knopf (December 05, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 5.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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