America’s First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918

ISBN: 9780684868646

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America’s First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918

by Richard Brookhiser

They were America’s longest lasting dynasty, the closest thing to a royal family our nation has ever known. The Adamses played a leading role in America’s affairs for nearly two centuries—from John, the self-taught lawyer who rose to the highest office in the government he helped to create