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America"s first dynasty

the Adamses, 1735-1918

by Richard Brookhiser

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Adams family,
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826,
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Family,
    • Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848,
    • Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886,
    • Adams, Henry, 1838-1918,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography,
    • Historians -- United States -- Biography,
    • Large type books

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 432-456).

      StatementRichard Brookhiser.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesThorndike Press large print American history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE322.1 .B76 2002b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination456 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3559383M
      ISBN 10078624285X
      LC Control Number2002021500
      OCLC/WorldCa49404187

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      The first book published in what is now the USA was a Puritan hymnal called The Bay Psalm hed in Cambridge, Massachusetts in by Stephen Daye, The Bay Psalm Book was a collection of holy songs translated from the Old Testament’s Hebrew into English. Because the printers were not trained typographers, the book is rife with typos, plagued with spacing .   Chapter One. A Senator Is Sworn In and a Dynasty Begins. On the Friday morning of march 5, , the first black man elected to a full term as senator of the United States, Blanche Kelso Bruce of Mississippi, sat in seat number two of the Senate Chamber, awaiting his swearing in. Behind him, in the mammoth room, stretched the crescent-shaped Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

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