Heroes of History: John Adams: Independence Forever

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As a young boy, John Adams never imagined the vital role he would one day play in the transformation of the colonies into an independent American nation. A farmer, lawyer, influential member of the Continental congress, foreign diplomat, first vice president, second president through it all, this true American patriot held firmly to his integrity and left an uncompromising legacy: independence forever.(1735-1826)

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Overview

As a young boy, John Adams never imagined the vital role he would one day play in the transformation of the colonies into an independent American nation. A farmer, lawyer, influential member of the Continental congress, foreign diplomat, first vice president, second president through it all, this true American patriot held firmly to his integrity and left an uncompromising legacy: independence forever.(1735-1826)

Examines the childhood, marriage, family life, and political career of the American patriot who served his country as a representative to the Continental Congress, ambassador to Great Britain, and second president of the United States.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781883002510
  • Publisher: Emerald Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Series: Heroes of History Series
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 408,564
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Traitor 9
2. It's a Farmer You Want to Be, Is It? 13
3. Congratulations, Master Adams 25
4. A Career at Last 35
5. The Child Independence Was Born 47
6. The Stamp Act 61
7. Staring at Each Other 75
8. Save Your Money and Save Your Country 85
9. Facts Are Stubborn Things 97
10. Intolerable Acts 107
11. Up in Smoke 123
12. The Newborn Republic 139
13. A Commissioner to France 153
14. Peace at Last 165
15. Vice President 177
16. President 193
17. Independence Forever 203
Bibliography 213
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