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    ships for six judicial circuits. The U.S. Circuit Courts over which the new judges were to preside, gained jurisdiction over all cases arising under the Constitution and the acts of the United States. John Adams, leader of the Federalists, signed the Judiciary Act into law on February 13th, 1801. John Adams, did this less than three weeks before the end of his presidency and the start of the Jefferson presidency. The hastily confirmed appointees to the circuit courts earned the label “Midnight…

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    and later states as well. John Adams recommended George Washington as the leader for the Continental Army, and George Washington chose John Adams as his Vice President. Both were also extremely isolated, causing them to ignore issues they should not have, which led to future problems. Within their histories, hey sacrificed the comfort and separated themselves from families to support the American cause, with Washington as commander of the Continental Army and John Adams as an overseas…

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    John Hancock was born in Braintree, Massachusetts January 23, in 1737. He was adopted by his Aunt Lydia and Uncle Thomas Hancock. His uncle was rich and he owned a shipping company. John graduated in 1754 from Harvard College. In 1764 his uncle died and he got the family business and money. In the 1760’s John began his career in politics. He became an important politician in Massachusetts. He was made a leader of the Massachusetts delegate to the second continental congress in 1774. In May…

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    Summary Of The Farewell

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    In the book () written by () , the author explains the challenges the founding brothers including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr faced as the formed the new government of the united states. The author splits the book into seven sections, each telling a different story or series of events. The author tells the reader that they should understand the events both on how they actually occurred, and how they were…

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    Sedition Dbq

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    Throughout American history, times of crisis called for the renouncement of civil liberties, predominantly freedom of speech, to promote the safety of the country overall. John Adams passed the Sedition Act in 1798 in the midst of the Quasi War between France and the US, which curtailed freedom of speech. During WWI, a descendent of this legislation reared its ugly, controversial head when President Wilson passed the Espionage Act of 1918, which also punished any traitorous rhetoric or…

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    considered Founding Fathers, but there are a few that stand out a bit more than the others. John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, and George Washington all influenced the future of America forever by being brave enough to express their political visions and to fight for the country’s freedom. John Adams influenced our country immensely, but is perhaps the least influential of the three founding fathers listed. Adams first established himself as an important figure in the patriot…

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    Abigail Smith Adams was born to William Smith and Elizabeth Quincy in Weymouth, Massachusetts on November 11, 1744. Her Father was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts on January 29th, 1706. He was a Congregational minister before he died in 1783. Her mother was born in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1721 and married in 1740 before she died in 1775. Abigail was known as “Mrs. President” due to the amount of influence and strength she portrayed as first lady of the United States. In her childhood,…

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    James Madison, and John Jay would publish the Federalist Papers. Thomas Jefferson would write the first draft of the Declaration of Independence. John Adams, John Marshall, and Patrick Henry put pass legislation that would create a national government. What makes a person a leader, or rather, what makes them a great leader?…

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    about Founding Fathers of America who are Jefferson, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, and Aaron Burr during the critical 1800 election. They have participated in the country’s principal documents, primarily the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution that was influenced by philosophers Hobbes and Locke. Although election could be followed in strict adherence to law and principle and not turn into a…

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    George Washington Outline

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    and avoid the formation of political party. 2. John Adams (1797-1801) “Sir John Adams” Grade: F Unlike Washington, Adams was not unanimously praised by the public. Albeit loyal to his country and fighting strong in the Revolutionary War, he was no legend like General Washington. Adams won the election of 1797, from then on the legacy of Washington haunted the nation. Adams had great expectations yet…

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