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This is the thread for the table of contents and syllabus for the book:

John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life
by Paul C. Nagel


John Quincy Adams-Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Book One: Facing Expectations, 1767-1794
1. Youth 3
2. Celebrity 25
3. Misery 53

Book Two: Discouraging Choices, 1794-1805
4. Hesitations 81
5. Berlin 107
6. Capitulation 133

Book Three: Cautious Hopes, 1805-1817
7. Professor 159
8. St. Petersburg 189
9. London 212

Book Four: Faltering Ideals, 1817-1829
10. Secretary 241
11. Summons 268
12. Gall 296

Book Five: Astonishing Results, 1829-1848
13. Grief 327
14. Battle 354
15. Victory 382

Epilogue: Relic 411
Acknowledgments 421
Sources 423
Index 427


John Quincy Adams A Public Life, a Private Life by Paul C. Nagel by Paul C. Nagel


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Syllabus


Week One - January 9th - January 15th -> Introduction and Chapter ONE p. ix - 24
Introduction and ONE – Youth
Week Two - January 16th - January 22nd -> Chapter TWO p. 25 - 52
TWO - Celebrity
Week Three - January 23rd - January 29th -> Chapter THREE p. 53 - 80
THREE - Misery
Week Four - January 30th - February 5th -> Chapters FOUR p. 81 - 106
FOUR - Hesitations
Week Five - February 6th - February 12th -> Chapter FIVE p. 107 - 132
FIVE - Berlin
Week Six - February 13th - February 19th -> Chapter SIX p. 133 - 158
SIX - Capitulation
Week Seven - February 20th - February 26th -> Chapter SEVEN p. 159 - 188
SEVEN - Professor
Week Eight - February 27th - March 4th -> Chapter EIGHT p. 189 - 211
EIGHT - St. Petersburg
Week Nine - March 5th - March 11th -> Chapter NINE p. 212 - 240
NINE - London
Week Ten - March 12th - March 18th -> Chapter TEN p. 241 - 267
TEN - Secretary
Week Eleven - March 19th - March 25th -> Chapter ELEVEN p. 268 - 295
ELEVEN - Summons
Week Twelve - March 26th - April 1st -> Chapter TWELVE p. 296 - 326
TWELVE - Gall
Week Thirteen - April 2nd - April 8th -> Chapter THIRTEEN p. 327 - 353
THIRTEEN - Grief
Week Fourteen - April 9th - April 15th -> Chapter FOURTEEN p. 354 - 381
FOURTEEN - Battle
Week Fifteen - April 16th - April 22nd -> Chapters FIFTEEN, EPILOGUE, ACKNOWLEDGMENTS p. 382 - 422
FIFTEEN - Victory, EPILOGUE: Relic, and ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Week Sixteen - April 23rd - April 29th -> Book as a Whole


Elizabeth S (esorenson) | 2063 comments So, did this one get postponed?


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Elizabeth S wrote: "So, did this one get postponed?"

Hi there. Just slight delay...we will be up and running tonight or tomorrow.


Elizabeth S (esorenson) | 2063 comments Ah. I was hoping for a month delay so I could join the party on time. I guess I'll be late, as usual!


message 6: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Jan 09, 2012 05:32PM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

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Elizabeth S; no we did not postpone (lol). We are all professionals who might be traveling or working out of town but things will be set up soon. Not to worry Elizabeth; we are very easy going and you have plenty of time to join the party.

You are a great contributor and add a lot to the conversation whether moderating or contributing.

Glad to hear from you. We are starting off at an easy pace so all should be well.

Bentley


Rodney | 83 comments Bently, thanks for all you do. I'm already in the 1st chapter and anxious to hear everyone's thoughts on this book.


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Alisa (MsTaz) | 5532 comments Rodney, a thread is opened each week covering that wee's chapters/pages as noted above. The first of the threads is opened and Bryan is off to a great start. Here is the link to the first thread ~ http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/7...

Hope you participate in and enjoy the discussions!


message 9: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new) - rated it 4 stars

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Thanks Alisa for helping Rodney and providing the link to the discussion.

Yes Rodney - Bryan is off and running on the discussion and it is never too late to start posting your comments. I know Bryan will look forward to your jumping into the discussion. It should be fun. And also thank you for your kind words.


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