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Mr. Adams's Last Crusade by Joseph Wheelan
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Mar 31, 13


Focuses on the generally overlooked part of JQA's career, his post Presidential time in Congress, where he waged a one man crusade to lift the gag rule against debaing slavery. Pretty well written, no overwhelming revelations or new info, but just by spotlighting this time it is well worth a read. The kind of book you can see being made into a movie.
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message 1: by Jim (new) - rated it 4 stars

Jim Reread this and upped my review of it a bit.


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