Year(s) Discussed: 1801-1826
After leaving the presidency, John Adams searched for a path ahead. In the process, he dealt with emotions that had been building for years, rebuilt some bridges that had been burned in political battles, suffered numerous personal heartaches, and bore witness to a quarter century more of the nation’s history. Sources used for this episode can be found at http://presidencies.blubrry.com.
Featured Image: “Portrait of John Adams” by Samuel Morse [c. 1816], courtesy of Wikipedia