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Thomas Jefferson vs. John Adams: Founding Fathers and Political Rivals

Ellis Roxburgh
Format
Book
Published
New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2016.
Language
English
Variant Title
Thomas Jefferson versus John Adams
Series
History's Greatest Rivals
ISBN
9781482442397, 1482442396, 9781482442403, 148244240X, 9781482442410, 1482442418
Summary
It may be surprising to even history buffs that Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were at odds for years after the American Revolution. Each held tightly to their opposing views of how the new nation should be governed. This absorbing text not only reviews many important benchmarks of American historysuch as the writing of the US Constitution and the establishment of political partiesit also provides well-rounded analyses of these two powerful men, their relationship, and their eventual reconciliation.
Contents
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • John Adams
  • Friends and allies
  • A small circle
  • Lines are drawn
  • Flashpoint
  • French Revolution
  • The rights of Man
  • Jay's Treaty
  • Election of 1796
  • Undeclared war
  • Divisive acts
  • Election of 1800
  • Rush's dream
  • Jefferson's old age
  • Quiet retirement
  • Aftermath.
Description
48 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original pictorial boards. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2016/2017.
Technical Details
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