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Review of "John Adams"
A review of the book "John Adams" by David McCullough.
# 130251 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in History (Leaders) , History (U.S. Presidency) , Literature (American)


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This paper is a book report on the biography "John Adams" in which author David McCullough presents a strong portrait of the second President of the United States and his era. The paper explains McCullough's thesis that Adams is a much more powerful figure than most people know, overshadowed in history by Thomas Jefferson, but in his own time perhaps a more important and commanding figure in his own right.

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"In the biography John Adams, author David McCullough presents a strong portrait of the second President of the United States and his era. McCullough's thesis is that Adams is a much more powerful figure than most people know, overshadowed in history by Thomas Jefferson, but in his own time perhaps a more important and commanding figure in his own right. Supposedly, McCullough started out to write a joint analysis of both men, Jefferson and Adams, and first worried that Adams might not be able to hold his own against Jefferson. However, he came to see Adams as the greater figure in many ways and discovered that Adams had been more widely known than Jefferson among their contemporaries, and he decided instead to..."

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