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By David Waldstreicher

A spouse to John Adams and John Quincy Adams presents a set of unique historiographic essays contributed through best historians that hide different elements of the lives and politics of John and John Quincy Adams and their spouses, Abigail and Louisa Catherine.

  • Features contributions from most sensible historians and Adams’ scholars
  • Considers sub-topics of curiosity resembling John Adams’ position within the past due 18th-century death of the Federalists, either Adams’ presidencies and efforts as diplomats, faith, and slavery
  • Includes chapters on Abigail Adams and one on Louisa Adams

Chapter none creation (pages 1–2): David Waldstreicher
Chapter 1 John Adams (pages 3–35): R. B. Bernstein
Chapter 2 John Adams and Enlightenment (pages 36–59): Darren Staloff
Chapter three The innovative Politics of John Adams, 1760–1775 (pages 60–77): Colin Nicolson
Chapter four John Adams within the Continental Congress (pages 78–101): Karen N. Barzilay
Chapter five John Adams's Political concept (pages 102–124): David J. Siemers
Chapter 6 John Adams, Diplomat (pages 125–141): Wendy H. Wong
Chapter 7 John Adams and the Elections of 1796 and 1800 (pages 142–165): David W. Houpt
Chapter eight The Presidency of John Adams (pages 166–183): Douglas Bradburn
Chapter nine John Adams and faith (pages 184–198): John Fea
Chapter 10 Abigail Adams and Feminism (pages 199–217): Elaine Forman Crane
Chapter eleven Abigail Adams (pages 218–238): Margaret A. Hogan
Chapter 12 John Quincy Adams (pages 239–262): David Waldstreicher
Chapter thirteen John Quincy Adams and nationwide Republicanism (pages 263–280): Andrew Shankman
Chapter 14 John Quincy Adams, international relations, and American Empire (pages 281–304): John M. Belohlavek
Chapter 15 John Quincy Adams and the Elections of 1824 and 1828 (pages 305–327): David P. Callahan
Chapter sixteen The Presidency of John Quincy Adams (pages 328–347): Padraig Riley
Chapter 17 John Quincy Adams, inner advancements, and the country nation (pages 348–366): Sean Patrick Adams
Chapter 18 John Quincy Adams (pages 367–382): David F. Ericson
Chapter 19 John Quincy Adams, Cosmopolitan (pages 383–401): Bethel Saler
Chapter 20 John Quincy Adams and the Tangled Politics of Slavery (pages 402–421): Matthew Mason
Chapter 21 John Quincy Adams's greater Learnings (pages 422–444): Marlana Portolano
Chapter 22 A Monarch in a Republic (pages 445–467): Catherine Allgor and Margery M. Heffron
Chapter 23 Thomas Jefferson and the loo Adams relatives (pages 469–486): Herbert E. Sloan
Chapter 24 The Adamses on monitor (pages 487–509): Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein
Chapter 25 An American Dynasty (pages 510–541): Edith B. Gelles

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Ranging beyond the presidency, Diggins took Adams seriously as a political thinker and a politician. Though often insightful, his book is also flawed by chronological errors and eccentric interpretations undermining its reliability. Diggins also published a volume of selection from Adams’s writings, The Portable John Adams (2004). As a contribution to the commemoration of the American Revolution’s bicentennial, the leading Jefferson biographer Merrill D. Peterson delivered an elegant set of lectures (1975) on John Adams’s relationship with Thomas Jefferson.

On March 4, 1797, John Adams was sworn in before a joint session of Congress as the new nation’s second president. 218–222). Though this address was well received, Adams then and afterward felt overshadowed by Washington. Wanting to avoid the appearance of criticizing Washington, Adams retained his Cabinet, though its members were more loyal to Washington (secretary of war James McHenry) or to Hamilton (secretary of state Timothy Pickering and secretary of the treasury Oliver Wolcott) than to himself.

Hutson’s John Adams and the Diplomacy of the American Revolution (1980), which seeks to explain Adams’s achievements and failings as a diplomat by reference to his psychology; Linda Dudik Guerrero’s John Adams’ Vice Presidency, 1789–1797: The Neglected Man in the Forgotten Office (1982). ’s study of the president’s relationship with the American press (1995). Many scholars and writers have published new accounts of the presidential election of 1800. The most useful are the symposium volume edited by James Horn, Jan Ellen Lewis, and Peter S.

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