The Revolutionary Writings of John Adams

The Revolutionary Writings of John Adams

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Overview

The Revolutionary Writings of John Adams presents the principal shorter writings in which Adams addresses the prospect of revolution and the form of government proper to the new United States.

This collection illustrates that it was Adams who, before the Revolution, wrote some of the most important documents on the nature of the British Constitution and the meaning of rights, sovereignty, representation, and obligation.

C. Bradley Thompson is Professor of Political Science at Clemson University and the Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. He is the author of John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614871187
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
Publication date: 04/13/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 349
File size: 689 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Joyce O. Appleby vii
Introduction, by Richard B. Vernier xi
Hamilton Chronology xxiii

A Full Vindication of the Measures of Congress,
December 15, 1774 1

The Farmer Refuted, February 23, 1775 41

Remarks on the Quebec Bill
NUMBER 1: June 15, 1775 141
NUMBER 2: June 22, 1775 145

Publius
LETTER 1: October 19, 1778 157
LETTER 2: October 26, 1778 159
LETTER 3: November 16, 1778 162

The Continentalist
NUMBER 1: July 12, 1781 169
NUMBER 2: July 19, 1781 172
NUMBER 3: August 9, 1781 176
NUMBER 4: August 30, 1781 182
NUMBER 5: April 18, 1782 187
NUMBER 6: July 4, 1782 194

Index 201

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