By Mike Goodson, Bob Scarboro

ISBN-10: 1439612595

ISBN-13: 9781439612590

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Etowah County, nestled within the appealing northeast Alabama hills, has a colourful and colourful background. Drawing from, between different resources, the gathering of famed photographer Adolph Lebourg, a French immigrant who traveled to Alabama with a circus, this publication combines extraordinary photographs with insightful textual content to supply a special examine the county's heritage.

Included are such sights because the Kyle domestic, which as soon as stood at the current web site of the Etowah County Courthouse, the house of Alabama strength corporation founder W.P. Lay, and several other early motion picture theaters. Many neighborhood companies and industries are highlighted within the early years in their life.

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The Adams administration’s preparations for war included organizing an army. Adams named Washington as the army’s commander-in-chief – but without first asking him. This appointment led to a cascading series of ­misunderstandings and clashes. First, Washington was irked that Adams had not consulted him. Second, he insisted on conditions, including his freedom to name his own staff. Washington wanted three men to serve under him: Alexander Hamilton, his most trusted advisor; Henry Knox, who had commanded artillery under Washington during the Revolution and had been secretary of war under the Confederation and the Constitution; 20 r.

Already doubting the quasi-war’s wisdom, he now began to seek a means to avert a full-blown war with France. Secretly, he asked William Vans Murray, American ­minister to the Netherlands, to sound out the French about reopening negotiations. Meanwhile, a federal tax enacted to raise revenue for the war sparked outrage in Pennsylvania. John Fries, a veteran of the Continental Army, organized a tax-resistance movement. After clashes pitting the insurgents against local authorities, state militia, and US marshals, Fries and twentynine other men were arrested and tried for treason and other crimes in a federal court; Fries and two others were convicted of treason and sentenced to hang.

The opening of the Adams papers was a catalyst for a wide range of ­biographical and historical scholarship. The massive two-volume biography published in 1961 by Page Smith of the University of California at Berkeley was the first based on the microfilm edition of the Adams papers (Page Smith, 1962). Smith’s book won a Bancroft Prize and was widely praised as definitive, but other scholars faulted its scanty attention to Adams’s ideas, its failure to hold Adams’s public and private lives in coherent balance, and its diffuseness (see especially Garraty, 1963).

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