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Mr. Adams's Last Crusade by Joseph Wheelan
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Apr 06, 2008

it was amazing
bookshelves: history, presidents, biography
Read in February, 2008

Maybe its me but I believe that both John Adams and his son, John Quincy are under appreciated in american history. This particular book is an example of what I am talking about. JQA labored for about 16 years in the House of Representatives where he fought against slavery and was a thorn in Andrew Jackson's side for 8 years. This is a quick read and afterward you are left with a good amount of respect for Adams.

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