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StatusIn Process
Barcode31662001633973
LocationWinamac
TitleJohn Adams under fire : the Founding Father's fight for justice in the Boston Massacre murder trial / Dan Abrams and David Fisher.
AuthorAbrams, Dan, 1966- author.
Call No973.311 ABR
CollectionAdult 900-999
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Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781335015921
International Standard Book Number 1335015922
Personal Name Abrams, Dan, 1966- author.
Title Statement John Adams under fire : the Founding Father's fight for justice in the Boston Massacre murder trial / Dan Abrams and David Fisher.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Toronto, Ontario : Hanover Square Press, with Harlequin Books, [2020]
Physical Description 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-293) and index.
Summary, Etc. History remembers John Adams as a Founding Father and our country's second president. But in the tense years before the American Revolution, he was still just a lawyer, fighting for justice in one of the most explosive murder trials of the era. On the night of March 5, 1770, shots were fired by British soldiers on the streets of Boston, killing five civilians. The Boston Massacre has often been called the first shots of the American Revolution. As John Adams would later remember, "On that night the formation of American independence was born." Yet when the British soldiers faced trial, the young lawyer Adams was determined that they receive a fair one. He volunteered to represent them, keeping the peace in a powder keg of a colony, and in the process created some of the foundations of what would become United States law.
Subject-Personal Name Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Presidents United States Biography.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State. bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term LAW / Legal History. bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Law Massachusetts History.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Lawyers Massachusetts Biography.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Trials (Murder) Massachusetts Biography.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Boston Massacre, 1770.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term HISTORY / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775) bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term TRUE CRIME / Historical. bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Boston (Mass.) Trials, litigation, etc.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Massachusetts History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Index Term-Genre/Form Biographies. lcgft.
Index Term-Genre/Form True crime stories. lcgft.
Added Entry, Personal Name Fisher, David, 1946- author.
Location 973.311 ABR 31662001633973

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