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By David Waldstreicher

A spouse to John Adams and John Quincy Adams presents a suite of unique historiographic essays contributed through best historians that conceal different points of the lives and politics of John and John Quincy Adams and their spouses, Abigail and Louisa Catherine.

  • Features contributions from best historians and Adams’ scholars
  • Considers sub-topics of curiosity resembling John Adams’ function within the overdue 18th-century death of the Federalists, either Adams’ presidencies and efforts as diplomats, faith, and slavery
  • Includes chapters on Abigail Adams and one on Louisa Adams

Chapter none advent (pages 1–2): David Waldstreicher
Chapter 1 John Adams (pages 3–35): R. B. Bernstein
Chapter 2 John Adams and Enlightenment (pages 36–59): Darren Staloff
Chapter three The progressive Politics of John Adams, 1760–1775 (pages 60–77): Colin Nicolson
Chapter four John Adams within the Continental Congress (pages 78–101): Karen N. Barzilay
Chapter five John Adams's Political concept (pages 102–124): David J. Siemers
Chapter 6 John Adams, Diplomat (pages 125–141): Wendy H. Wong
Chapter 7 John Adams and the Elections of 1796 and 1800 (pages 142–165): David W. Houpt
Chapter eight The Presidency of John Adams (pages 166–183): Douglas Bradburn
Chapter nine John Adams and faith (pages 184–198): John Fea
Chapter 10 Abigail Adams and Feminism (pages 199–217): Elaine Forman Crane
Chapter eleven Abigail Adams (pages 218–238): Margaret A. Hogan
Chapter 12 John Quincy Adams (pages 239–262): David Waldstreicher
Chapter thirteen John Quincy Adams and nationwide Republicanism (pages 263–280): Andrew Shankman
Chapter 14 John Quincy Adams, international relations, and American Empire (pages 281–304): John M. Belohlavek
Chapter 15 John Quincy Adams and the Elections of 1824 and 1828 (pages 305–327): David P. Callahan
Chapter sixteen The Presidency of John Quincy Adams (pages 328–347): Padraig Riley
Chapter 17 John Quincy Adams, inner advancements, and the kingdom country (pages 348–366): Sean Patrick Adams
Chapter 18 John Quincy Adams (pages 367–382): David F. Ericson
Chapter 19 John Quincy Adams, Cosmopolitan (pages 383–401): Bethel Saler
Chapter 20 John Quincy Adams and the Tangled Politics of Slavery (pages 402–421): Matthew Mason
Chapter 21 John Quincy Adams's better Learnings (pages 422–444): Marlana Portolano
Chapter 22 A Monarch in a Republic (pages 445–467): Catherine Allgor and Margery M. Heffron
Chapter 23 Thomas Jefferson and the toilet Adams kin (pages 469–486): Herbert E. Sloan
Chapter 24 The Adamses on display (pages 487–509): Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein
Chapter 25 An American Dynasty (pages 510–541): Edith B. Gelles

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Infuriated, Hamilton wrote an inflammatory pamphlet denouncing Adams as unfit for office. , President of the United States only to leading Federalists, he hoped to persuade them to abandon Adams for his runningmate, Charles C. Pinckney – but the pamphlet leaked to the newspapers, splitting Federalist ranks and injuring both Adams’s and Hamilton’s reputations (Freeman, 2001a). The split between Adams Federalists backing the president and High Federalists backing Hamilton and Pinckney, together with growing public unhappiness with prosecutions under the Sedition Act and desire for peace with France, played into the hands of the Republicans, who again backed Jefferson and Burr.

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Given the growing attention to civil liberties in public discourse and historical scholarship, these measures increasingly appear as the first grave threat to American civil liberties, damaging the historical standing of the president who signed them into law (Smith, 1962). Not until recently have historians sought to understand the ideas and assumptions undergirding the 1798 Sedition Act (Freeman, 2003) or the public controversy that JOHN ADAMS: THE LIFE AND THE BIOGRAPHERS 33 they engendered (Bradburn, 2008).

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