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    Eight years before the ratification of the Constitution, John Quincy Adams took an overseas trip, following the decision of his mother, with his father to Paris. Although Abigail made the choice for John Quincy to accompany his father, she began to get worried. Paris was, after all, a city of desire and temptation. She decided to write a letter, and a very powerful one at that, to her son to make sure he kept in mind the high expectations his mother held him to. She, in many ways, expressed…

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    After watching “John Adams”, it has become much easier to identify the similarities and differences between George Washington and John Adams and their opinions on foreign affairs. It is now evident that Washington strove to remain neutral amidst the chaos and fighting between Britain and France. He felt that the United States was too young and fragile to become involved in foreign wars. Therefore, when Washington was asked to choose a side to support, he simply decided to stay neutral to prevent…

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    John Quincy Adams was the son of one the United States’ Founding Fathers, John Adams, and served as the sixth President of the nation. By involving himself in the 1840 District Court case of a group of thirty-six African men regarding their freedom to return to Africa, Adams connected the cause of antislavery and the United State’s founding principles in a stride. The group of Africans were purchased by Portuguese slave traders, then shipped to Cuba with the intent of transporting to a Spanish…

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    At the convention, John Adams and Alexander Hamilton represented those views. Although the two men did not get along, they both believed in a strong central government that controlled many aspects of everyday life. They were closer ideologically to the monarchy of England than…

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    John Adams, the second president of the United States, swayed the nation with his patriotic beliefs and opposition to British rule. At a time when American colonists’ hostility towards British Parliament grew, John Adams assured the colonists of their rights and independence throughout his campaign. The election of 1796 changed American politics as it was the first election in which there were opposing sides. The Federalists, headed by Alexander Hamilton and the Republicans, led by Thomas…

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    During the marriage of John and Abigail Adams they exchanged over one thousand one hundred letters discussing issues during the Revolutionary War. As a couple they lived in Massachusetts and had five children together. Abigail supported the rights for women and is remembered for many letters she wrote to her husband while he was in Philadelphia during the Continental Congress. The Continental Congress consisted of delegates from the original Thirteen Colonies who were called together as the…

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    were actually evil and selfish founding fathers. John Adams is considered the Darth Vader of his time because of his thirst for power. George Washington actually committed numerous crimes. The other founding fathers did bad things too but these are two main founding fathers that everyone knows. Instead of helping the people the founding fathers actually helped themselves. John Adams was a bad guy. He is actually like a conqueror. ATI states, "Adams had a thirst for power." Most good guys don’t…

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    John Quincy Adams was an ardent expansionist. What actions did he support to help the United States become the “first and mightiest nation in the world”? While James Monroe’s secretary of state he drafted part of the Monroe Doctrine which “would oppose any further efforts at colonization by European powers in the Americas” (Foner 386) This would ensure that the U.S would not get involved in any further conflicts with European powers whilst expanding westward as well as establishing diplomatic…

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    In John Quincy Adams, Robert V. Remini shows his readers a picture of the sixth president of the United States of America. JQA, as John Quincy Adams is referred to, is an unnoticed president that served during a great time in American history. This book is one in a series that introduces the reader to each President through a short biography. Remini’s purpose is to bring the personal life and political achievements of this man to the forefront, and educate the reader on why he is important to…

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    Abigail Smith married John Adams in 1764. When John left home to be a solider, a lawyer and then president, Abigail had to take on his financial responsibilities as well as raise their 4 children. Abigail enjoyed writing so in effort to keep in contact with John that was how they communicated. According to www.biography.com, “It is believed that they exchanged more than 1,100 letters”(“Marriage to John Adams”, n.d., para 1). In the many letters shared between she and john it is evident that he…

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