John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union James E. Lewis Jr.

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Published: March 1st 2001

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164 pages


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John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union  by  James E. Lewis Jr.

John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union by James E. Lewis Jr.
March 1st 2001 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 164 pages | ISBN: | 4.24 Mb

This new book focuses on John Quincy Adamss extensive role in foreign policy, including his years as secretary of state and as president. Brief but thorough, John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union analyzes Adamss foreign policyMoreThis new book focuses on John Quincy Adamss extensive role in foreign policy, including his years as secretary of state and as president.

Brief but thorough, John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union analyzes Adamss foreign policy accomplishments during key moments in American history, including the Rush-Bagot Agreement, the Transcontinental Treaty, the recognition of the Spanish-American republics, and the Monroe Doctrine. At the same time, the book shows that Adams was far less successful than many historians suggest.John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union focuses on Adamss ideals of the centrality of the union to American happiness, the necessity of federal action to protect the union, and the indivisibility of foreign and domestic concerns.

This books examination of these three points casts new light on the logic behind many of Adamss accomplishments and also exposes the sources of some of his failures. This is the first study to examine how Adamss views ultimately led to his failure as a policymaker. This book is ideal for courses in diplomatic history, American history, and American political history.



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