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Author Adams, John, 1735-1826.

Title Writings from the new nation 1784-1826 / John Adams ; Gordon S. Wood, editor.

Publication Info. [New York] : Library of America, [2016]


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.44 ADA    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    973.44 ADA    Available
Description xxv, 905 pages ; 21 cm
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Series The Library of America ; 276
Library of America ; 276.
Note "More than two hundred letters, diary excerpts, political essays, and presidential messages"--Book jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Treaty Commissioner and minister to the Netherlands and to Great Britain, 1784-1788 -- Vice President, 1789-1797 -- President, 1797-1801 -- Retirement, 1801-1826.
Summary This final volume of a comprehensive three-volume edition makes his important writings from the early national period broadly available to general readers. Bringing together letters, diary excerpts, political essays, speeches, and presidential messages, Writings from the New Nation 1784–1826 illuminates Adams's service as a diplomat in the Netherlands and England; his eight years as vice president under Washington; and his tumultuous single term as president. The first person to win a contested presidential election and then to be defeated for reelection, Adams faced bitter criticism from both Jeffersonian Republicans and Hamiltonian Federalists while striving to prevent an undeclared naval conflict with Revolutionary France from escalating into full-scale war.
Subject Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Correspondence.
Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Diaries.
United States -- History -- 1783-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
Added Author Wood, Gordon S., editor.
Added Title Works. Selections. 2016
John Adams : writings from the new nation 1784-1826
ISBN 9781598534665 (cloth)
1598534661 (cloth)

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