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John Adams (1735-1826)

Featured Author - John Adams (May, 2008)


John Adams (1735-1826) was active during the American Revolution and the second president of the new United States of America. He was a scholarly man who defended the way the British "constitution" had evolved to protect liberty and defended the American Constitution from its European critics. Liberty Fund is pleased to offer a collection of his Revolutionary Writings (2001) which are available in book form and on the web. We also have online his collected works edited by his grandson in the early 1850s. This collection has all of his major writings on history and constitutions, including his 3 volume Defence of the Constitutions of the United States. It is hoped that those who found the recent PBS series on John Adams interesting will read some of his works for themselves in order to appreciate his role in the founding of the American republic.

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