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John Adams, Slavery, and Race: Ideas, Politics, and Diplomacy in an Age of Crisis

Arthur Scherr
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
Language
English
ISBN
9781440859502, 1440859507, 9781440859519
Contents
  • Introduction: historians view John Adams on slavery and race
  • Adams's attitudes on slavery and race during the revolutionary period
  • John Adams and slavery: from the vice-presidency to the presidency, 1789-1801
  • Reconsidering John Adams and "the St. Domingo business": recent historiography, Haitian independence, and early American foreign policy
  • President Adams's changing relationship with Haiti
  • Ideals or self-interest? The Adams administration and U.S. weapons traffic with Haiti
  • Adams, Jefferson, and U.S. trade with Haiti: a closer look
  • John Adams's last years: antislavery, anti-black
  • Conclusion: John Adams, slavery, and the founding.
Description
xxii, 278 pages ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-266) and index.
Technical Details
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