By Joseph Wheelan

ISBN-10: 0786720123

ISBN-13: 9780786720125

ISBN-10: 1586486896

ISBN-13: 9781586486891

When John Quincy Adams—the sixty-three-year-old former president, U.S. senator, secretary of country, and diplomat—was elected to the home of Representatives through his Massachusetts pals, he launched into a surprising late-life career.

He turned Congress's so much acerbic and influential critic of slavery in addition to a tireless proponent for human freedoms and primary modification rights. This striking congressional profession totally reworked him, the public's notion of him, and his legacy—in many ways redeeming his failed presidency. Mr. Adams's final Crusade renders an insightful portrait of a guy who positioned his kingdom above politics.

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