GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE AND OTHER PAPERS OF THE ADAMS STATESMEN
Cover: Papers of John Adams, Volume 9 and 10 in HARDCOVER

Papers of John Adams, Volume 9 and 10

March–December 1780

Women’s rights and the birth of a nation are just two subjects in the enormous scope of the Adams Papers, a 250,000-page collection of letters, diaries, and public papers of President John Adams, Abigail Adams, their son, John Quincy Adams, who became the country’s sixth president, and other members of the Adams clan… Together, the writings not only chronicle much of the nation’s early history, but they provide one of the longest and most complete views of the life of an American family—albeit an extraordinary one—during the 18th and 19th centuries.—Alvin Powell, The Harvard Gazette

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This year challenged the way people do many things. For Justin Reich that meant rethinking how to promote his new book, Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education, published in September. With bookstore tours and readings out of the question, Reich came up with an idea to get the word out about his book. On March 24, I submitted the final copyedits for my new book