This title explores the creative works of US President John Adams. Works analyzed include the preface to A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, his inaugural address, his writings on women's right to vote, and his letter on Thomas Jefferson. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Adams. The "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.