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GREAT BRITAIN
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PEOPLE
AMERICAN HISTORY
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POLITICAL PHILOSOPHER
CHARLES IVES
JOHN JAY
JOHN CAGE
SAMUEL ADAMS
JEFFERSON
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OPERA
BRAINTREE
ABIGAIL ADAMS
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Definitions

  1. John Adams was a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778. (Web site)
  2. John Adams, the advocate and leader of the exasperated people, was solicited by the Government to act as counsel for the accused. (Web site)
  3. John Adams, the country's second president, was drawn to the study of law but faced pressure from his father to become a clergyman. (Web site)
  4. John Adams was successful in defending Mr. Lee's motion, and on July 2, 1776, the United Colonies of America officially became the United States of America. (Web site)
  5. John Adams was unexpectedly chosen, along with Jeremiah Gridley and James Otis, as counsel for the town, to argue the case in favor of the memorial. (Web site)

John Denver

  1. John Adams, known as the "Dutch John Denver", has performed with John Denver and continues to play John Denver's music in small venues. (Web site)

John Dickinson

  1. John Dickinson, John Adams (very much an eager revolutionary), and Robert Morris might be described as cautious revolutionaries.

Son John Quincy Adams

  1. John Adams and his son John Quincy Adams often read the great Roman political philosopher Cicero and spoke of him as an inspiration to them. (Web site)

John Adams Hyman

  1. John Adams Hyman was born a slave near Warrenton in Warren County, North Carolina and was taught to read and write by a jeweler named King, in that town.

President John Adams

  1. Employed exclusively against Republicans, the Sedition Act was used to target congressmen and newspaper editors who criticized President John Adams. (Web site)

Friendship

  1. His friendship with John Adams is a temporary casualty of the campaign.

Policies

  1. He strongly opposed the policies of the John Adams administration.

Daughter

  1. The couple had three sons, George Washington Adams, John Adams II, and Charles Francis Adams, and a daughter who died in infancy. (Web site)

Proposed

  1. John Adams (an elite more by education than by wealth) attacked Thomas Paine's Common Sense for the "absurd democratical notions" it proposed.
  2. President John Adams replied to Secretary Wolcott, that he had "no great objection to the marks on the ensign and pendant" proposed by Wolcott.

Day

  1. President John Adams praised hard cider as a drink for breakfast and throughout the day.

July

  1. Stephen Collins Foster was born near Pittsburgh on July 4, 1826, the same day that both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died.
  2. An elaborate ceremony was held on the Fourth of July in 1799 to open this new fort and to christen it Fort Adams in honor of President John Adams. (Web site)

London

  1. American links with the square date back to the 1780s when John Adams lived in London before becoming US president. (Web site)

Writing

  1. John Adams himself writing to Thomas Jefferson expressed the belief that Hindus worship the same God he did.

Murder

  1. John Adams: He was the lawyer for the soldiers who were tried for murder in the Boston Massacre in 1770. (Web site)

Vice President

  1. Jefferson, as the new Vice President, picked up the party leadership for the increasingly perfervid political combat during the John Adams administration. (Web site)

Written

  1. He never could have written a tragedy, or made a speech like that of John Adams on the question of separation. (Web site)

Diary

  1. A definitive edition of the voluminous writings of the Adams family was begun with four volumes (1961) containing the diary and autobiography of John Adams. (Web site)

Franklin

  1. John Adams worried that future generations would forget him and only Washington, Jefferson and Franklin would be remembered. (Web site)

Year

  1. Rev. Goodman resumed writing with John Adams on the opera Doctor Atomic, however she withdrew from this project after a year. (Web site)

Hamilton

  1. Opinions of Hamilton have run the gamut: both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson viewed him as unprincipled and dangerously aristocratic.

Document

  1. Although that document was largely drafted by Jefferson, John Adams occupied the foremost place in the debate on its adoption.

England

  1. John Adams soon discovered that there was no prospect of success for his mission to England. (Web site)
  2. President John Adams was asked by a southern friend what made New England as it is.

American Revolution

  1. His education had now commenced: an education in the principles of heroic action, by John Adams, the colossus of the American Revolution. (Web site)

Childhood Friend

  1. The Hancocks lived in a part of town which eventually became the separate city of Quincy, Massachusetts, where John became a childhood friend of John Adams. (Web site)

Letters

  1. Abigail Adams 1985 First Lady to John Adams, she influenced American politics through her letters to her husband. (Web site)

Letter

  1. Upon hearing of the Republican victory in the Connecticut election of 1817, Jefferson expressed this satisfaction in a letter to John Adams.

Hancock

  1. John Adams and Hancock were now at the fore battling for independence.

Wife

  1. John Adams frequently sought the advice of his wife on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual discussions on government and politics. (Web site)
  2. In reference to this topic, John Adams writes his wife, as follows, under date of Dec.

France

  1. John Adams wrote that "Common Sense was received in France and in all Europe with Rapture. Common Sense was translated into German, Danish, and Russia. (Web site)
  2. The desired treaty with France had been consummated by Dr. Franklin, before the arrival of John Adams.
  3. Partly through the influence of John Adams, who was still serving as a commissioner in France, Simpson was released from Jones' accusation. (Web site)

Great Britain

  1. But John Adams, now the U.S. foreign minister to Great Britain, eagerly called for his wife and daughter to join him in London.
  2. In 1785, John Adams was appointed the first American minister to the Court of St. James's (ambassador to Great Britain).

Delegates

  1. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams did not attend; they were abroad in Europe, but they wrote home to encourage the delegates. (Web site)
  2. As John Adams had been the master spirit in the agitation in Massachusetts, he was appointed one of the Delegates to the General Congress. (Web site)

Minister

  1. The result was the appointment of M. Jay as Minster to Spain, and of John Adams as Minister to the Court of St. James.

Vice-President

  1. Both in conversation and in letters, they are representing the Vice-President [John Adams,] as a man of moderation.
  2. John Adams served as vice-president to George Washington. (Web site)

People

  1. A Constitutional Convention drew up a Constitution drafted mainly by John Adams, and the people ratified it on June 15, 1780.
  2. The good sense of the people will soon lead them back if they have erred in a moment of surprise." --Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, 1786. (Web site)
  3. DAVID MCCULLOUGH, Author: Yes, I'd read a lot that other people had written about John Adams, other historians and biographers. (Web site)

American History

  1. Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough's 1776 is another landmark in the literature of American history.

Sedition

  1. The Sedition Act allowed those who criticized the policies of John Adams to be tried for sedition and possibly treason. (Web site)

Political Philosopher

  1. Learned and thoughtful, John Adams was remarkable as a political philosopher and was one of the indispensable founders of our nation. (Web site)

Charles Ives

  1. The BBC could commission an anniversary work from John Adams called My father knew Edward Elgar as a companion piece to his My father knew Charles Ives. (Web site)
  2. Aside from Chihara's concerto, subscription audiences next season will hear music by only three other Americans (John Adams, Samuel Barber, Charles Ives).

John Jay

  1. With the aid of John Jay and John Adams, he negotiated the Treaty of Paris which brought the War for Independence to a close. (Web site)
  2. John Adams and John Jay received each an equal number of votes.

John Cage

  1. It is hard to imagine the music of such diverse composers as Elliott Carter, John Cage, even John Adams, without the benefit of Ives's questing spirit.

Samuel Adams

  1. Most of the attendees were not die-hard revolutionaries (Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Samuel Adams, and Patrick Henry were all absent). (Web site)

Jefferson

  1. The third person to be president, Jefferson followed John Adams as president and was succeeded by James Madison. (Web site)
  2. Had he supported the Constitution, his name would be spoken in the same breath as Washington, Jefferson, John Adams, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton. (Web site)
  3. The result of the election showed 71 votes for John Adams, 68 for Jefferson, 59 for Pinckney, 30 for Burr, 15 for Samuel Adams, and the rest scattering. (Web site)

Paine

  1. John Adams, representing the defense, opposed Paine.

Opera

  1. In John Adams 's opera Doctor Atomic, Groves is a lead character of the opera.

Braintree

  1. Among the grandsons of Henry Adams, the emigrant from Devonshire, were Joseph Adams, of Braintree, and John Adams, of Boston, a sea captain.
  2. John Adams left his home in Braintree to ride along the battlefields on the day after the fighting.
  3. When John Adams heard the news in Braintree, he wrote in his diary: This is the most magnificent Movement of all.

Abigail Adams

  1. In addition, she was close to both John Adams and Abigail Adams, until a political difference left them estranged.

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