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Published: 19 January 2017

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199947959

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John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery

Selections from the Diary

David Waldstreicher and Matthew Mason

  • Museums and historic sites affiliated with the Jacksonian age, e.g., Adams home in Quincy, Mass
  • First accessible edition of John Quincy Adams's extraordinary diary, revealing of both the man and his times
  • Covers the nearly entirety of the early republic period (late 1780s-mid 1840s)
  • Provides a rare opportunity for students to bring together the political narrative of Federalists and Jeffersonians, Whigs and Democrats, with the story of slavery

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