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    Greg Russell
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    082620984X
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    University of Missouri Press; 1st edition (January 1, 1995)
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    295 pages
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Although John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) was one of nineteenth-century America's most accomplished diplomats .

Although John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) was one of nineteenth-century America's most accomplished diplomats and statesmen, very little has been written on his diplomatic philosophy. This thought-provoking new study by Greg Russell brings together for the first time an investigation of Adams's literary, philosophical, and political careers. Studying Adams's statesmanship as Although John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) was one of nineteenth-century America's most accomplished diplomats and statesmen, very little has been written on his diplomatic philosophy.

Adams was drawn inexorably, as Russell notes, to the intersection of ethics and statesmanship. Adams brought to the task of reconciling power and principle a fierce independence from partisan claims and a deep education in classical and Christian traditions. Russell shows how Adams effected a certain junction between Hamiltonian realism and Jeffersonian idealism-a synthesis that remains, in vastly altered circumstances, a vital task of contemporary American statecraft.

Although John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) was one of nineteenth-century America's most accomplished diplomats and statesmen, very little has been written on hi. .

John Quincy Adams (/ˈkwɪnzi/ (listen); July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth president of the United States from 1825 to 1829

John Quincy Adams (/ˈkwɪnzi/ (listen); July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth president of the United States from 1825 to 1829. He previously served as the eighth United States Secretary of State from 1817 to 1825. During his long diplomatic and political career, Adams also served as an ambassador, and as a member of the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives representing Massachusetts

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See LaFeber, Walter, e. John Quincy Adams and American Continental Empire (Chicago: Quadrangle . John Quincy Adams and American Continental Empire (Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1965), p. 13. 34. Adams to John Adams, St. Petersburg, 31 August 1811, Writings, 4:209. 35. Adams,, Memoirs, 4:438f. 40. Graebner, Norman, John Quincy Adams and the Federalist Tradition, in Tradition and Values: American Diplomacy, 1790–1865, ed. Graebner, N. (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1985), p. 123. 41. Adams to Henry Middleton, State Department, 5 July 1820, Writings, 7:47.

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John Quincy Adams began his diplomatic career as the . After serving in the Massachusetts State Senate and the . minister to the Netherlands in 1794, and served as minister to Prussia during the presidential administration of his father, the formidable patriot John Adams. Senate, the younger Adams rejoined diplomatic service under President James Madison, helping to negotiate the Treaty of Ghent (1814), which ended the War of 1812. As secretary of state under James Monroe, Adams played a key role in determining the president’s foreign policy, including the famous Monroe Doctrine.

Although Adams was one of 19th-century America's most accomplished diplomats, little has been written about his diplomatic philosophy. Russell (political science, University of Oklahoma) reviews Adams's grounding in classical and Christian traditions and shows the role those traditions played in his understanding of American constitutionalism, statesmanship, and citizenship. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.