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Published: 21 March 2019

336 Pages | 6 halftones


ISBN: 9780190932923

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John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery

Selections from the Diary

David Waldstreicher and Matthew Mason

  • Highlights John Quincy Adams's views on slavery within his extraordinary diary, revealing of both the man and his times
  • Follows the eminent statesman's evolving perspectives across nearly the entire early republic period (late 1780's-mid 1840's)
  • Provides a rare opportunity for students to bring together the political narrative of Federalists and Jeffersonians, Whigs and Democrats, with the story of slavery