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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • United States,
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.,
    • Spain.,
    • Florida -- History -- Cession to the United States, 1819.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Spain.,
    • Spain -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesJohn Quincy Adams & American global empire.
      StatementWilliam Earl Weeks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF314 .W44 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination238 p. :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1558126M
      ISBN 100813117798
      LC Control Number91039022


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Traub, whose books include “The Freedom Agenda,” recognizes this problem from the start and solves it by not trying. John Quincy Adams (/ ˈ k w ɪ n z i / (); J – Febru ) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth president of the United States from to He previously served as the eighth United States Secretary of State from to During his long diplomatic and political career, Adams also served as an ambassador, and as a Preceded by: James Monroe.

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President John Quincy Adams, objecting to the oath of secrecy, in particular to keeping undefined secrets, and to the penalties for breaking the oath, declared, "Masonry ought forever to be abolished.

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That empire, he maintains, was of fundamental importance to the new nation, and he shows how a dispute over the future of the empire led the nation to civil Weeks traces the.

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congressman, –48) he fought against the expansion of slavery. When Adams was the Minister to Russia (), with direct and frequent contact with the Tsar, he would have heard about Russian clashes with, and victories against, the Ottoman Turks in the Caucasus.

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