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    • John Quincy Adams

    • Militant Spirit
    • By: James Traub
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 25 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251

    John Quincy Adams was the last of his kind - a Puritan from the age of the Founders who despised party and compromise yet dedicated himself to politics and government. The son of John Adams, he was a brilliant ambassador and secretary of state, a frustrated president at a historic turning point in American politics, and a dedicated congressman who literally died in office - at the age of 80, in the House of Representatives, in the midst of an impassioned political debate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great History of our Republic

    • By Troy on 06-23-18

    Regular price: $39.95