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    Samuel Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 27th, 1722. Samuel’s dad was a successful brewer and served as a deacon for the Old and New South churches in boston. Samuel’s dad also was a Boston selectman and representative to the assembly. Samuel’s mom was also deeply religious from the teachings of Jonathan Edwards. Samuel’s childhood insisted of him surviving and 2 other children surviving out of 12 children all together. Adams and his 2 other brothers and sisters were…

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    The biography of Abigail Adams by Charles W. Akers is absolutely remarkable. He’s managed to capture who Mrs. Adams was and how her everyday life and character influenced her family, friends and country. Akers captures Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of 6, life and major political and social developments throughout her time in one single piece of writing. As we explored the initial chapters we learned that Abigail came from a prominent family via her mother. Her mother’s family included…

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    of the American experiment. Power in this era meant absolute victory for your view of the future of the United States. The men at the forefront of this Thunderdome-esque fight to death were Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams. Alexander Hamilton was a self-made man. Born in the West Indies out of wedlock, Hamilton took it upon himself to learn about trade and eventually worked his way into the world’s elite. Hamilton’s view of America’s future was a one of a…

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    people are not aware of the impact that Abigail Adams had on breaking gender roles. Abigail Adams was married to John Adams the second president of the United States. John Adams was involved in Congress, and traveled a lot to support his family. While he was away, she was home supplying John with a numerous amount of strategies. During the Revolutionary Era most women stayed home up and cared for the children, while the men were fighting. However, Mrs. Adams stepped up to run the farm, trade…

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    When history is discussed, often the American Revolution is thought of as an inspiring movement that resulted in the freedom of the American people. Soldiers and founding fathers are remembered as brave heroes that fought for rights and separation from the oppressive British. The colonies fought for independence, defined as complete freedom and ability to live without being under anyone else’s authority. Ironically, however, white men mostly excluded women and African Americans from this…

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    However, he took the letter thinking it meant a invitation of friendship between him and the Adams family. He wrote a letter back claiming that how much he missed his chum, John, and no matter the amount of mistakes he made in his presidency, he still wanted him as a friend. As Abigail read the letter, she noticed how much Thomas attacked her husband’s character. She replied a nasty…

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    In regards to the domestic life of women during this critical time, the daily-life of women was forever altered by the historic event that was occurring around them. An exemplary woman figure would be Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and Mother of John Quincy Adams. Although Abigail Adams was directly involved in the politics…

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    Alien And Sedition Acts

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    immigrants to vote. Previously, a new immigrant would have to live in the United States for five years before becoming eligible to vote, but a new law raised this to fourteen years. Both the Alien and Sedition Acts were signed into law by President John Adams, who served as the second President of the United States (1797-1801), after serving as the Vice President under President George Washington. In passing both acts, the majority of people would agree that the president overstepped…

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    John Locke And Adam Smith

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    however too long to list are in this case John Locke, Montesquieu, and Adam Smith greatly influenced society in its thought on the infrangible state of men and how the conduct of society should be operated for the general public. These writers affected…

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    Timed Write by: Sam Kramer Abigail Adams writes to her son in the late 1700’s as he travels with his father. Her son John Quincy Adams is heading to France from the urging of his mother. In her letter Adams relies on pathos and making connections to outline her son on his expedition for success. First, Adams appeals to pathos in order to express to her son the care and hope she has for his future. She displays her care in the letter, “I hope you have had no occasion, either from enemies or…

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