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John Adams (October 30, 1735 - July 4, 1826) was an American politician and the second President of the United States (1797 - 1801), after being the first Vice President (1789 - 1797) for two terms. He is regarded as one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United Stat[MORE]

ARTICLE: Thomas Jefferson Is Rightly Remembered As a Great Founding Father


Every school child is imbued with a history of the American Revolution that glorifies the great accomplishments, political, military and social, of the famous founding fathers. We learn that George Washington; the Father of the United States was a great military leader, farmer, p[MORE]

ARTICLE: Samuel Adams - Dissident Founding Father


If you had to pick one founding father who was the most dissident, rabble-rousing patriot, it would have to be Samuel Adams. Without him, U.S. citizens would probably still be paying taxes to buy down England's war debts.[MORE]

ARTICLE: Thomas Jefferson - Author of the Declaration of Independence


When we think of Thomas Jefferson we remember him as one of Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence. In addition to the weight of the responsibility in being the principal author of such a great document, he also went on to do so much more for us all. His leadership [MORE]

ARTICLE: John Adams Teaches Us How to Overcome


Today we are facing so many social, political and economic difficulties that many people wonder whether we will be able to overcome them. Questioning whether we are able to turn around a failing system is a pertinent question because, when honestly asked, it confronts reality. A [MORE]

ARTICLE: Wise Quotes From our Founding Fathers


Does it seem as though we are relying more and more on past personalities and their comments to give us sage advice instead of developing our own morality and intellect? Who determines what is a wise quote, a funny quote or even any comment that should be immortalized by the ages[MORE]

ARTICLE: Francis Hopkinson - Founding Father, Everyday Presence


The name Francis Hopkinson is hardly a household name in American history. Nor is he a widely recognized Founding Father. However, many would be surprised to know that they see results of Hopkinson's work nearly every day.[MORE]

ARTICLE: American Revolution and War for Independence


This paper is dedicated to the history of American Revolution and the War for Independence. The primary purpose of the survey given here is to carry out an analysis of the events of the late 18th century in the British colonies in North America on the basis of vast historical mat[MORE]

ARTICLE: Democracy or Republic?


Despite clear historical evidence showing that the United States was established as a republic and not a democracy, there is still confusion regarding the difference between these two very different systems of government.  Some confusion stems because the word “democracy” is[MORE]

ARTICLE: "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" - But In Current Textbooks the Context of These Words is Deleted


While I didn't write or compile this mountain of support information, I would ask you offer a humble prayer of thanks for that man or woman who did. Now it my/our privilege to offer free~reprint rights to others who dare to share the truth. Respectifully ,Russ Miles [MORE]

ARTICLE: Continental Association created by the Articles of Association


The Continental Association, often known simply as the “Association“, was a system created by the First Continental Congress on October 20, 1774, for implementing a trade boycott with Great Britain. Congress hoped that by imposing economic sanctions, Great Britain wou[MORE]

ARTICLE: The Women's Right's Movement


Women have been fighting for equality as long as people can remember. In most of the world women still have no rights and have to submit to men. There are still countries in which women are not allowed to do anything without the permission of a man.[MORE]

ARTICLE: Who Signed the Declaration of Independence?


John Hancock got to sign first with his huge signature because he was the President of the Congress. It's commonly believed that John Hancock said, "There, I guess King George will be able to read that!" when he signed, referring to the King's bad vision, but there's no actual pr[MORE]

ARTICLE: George Washington - The Best President?


George Washington is a much-admired person in many respects. As the first president of the United States, he set the course upon which the current three-branch system of federal government is based. George Washington is perhaps the one person who can most claim the title of Found[MORE]

ARTICLE: A Short Interview With Ben Franklin


Benjamin Franklin was one of the most interesting and amazing figures of the American colonial period. This is a fantasy interview with him, designed to entertain and enlighten.[MORE]

ARTICLE: Our Founding Fathers Were Everyday Leaders


It's the fourth of July weekend and I am thinking about the leaders that led to us celebrating this holiday 235 years later. When we think about those men and women we think of them as great leaders...Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Abigail Adams...and they were. But they were also[MORE]

FILE: Biography for John Adams


Biography for John Adams[MORE]

FILE: John Adams Inaugural Address


The Inaugural address of President John Adams [MORE]

FILE: Novanglus Essay Number 1


The Navanglus letters by John Adams. A series of letters published in the Boston Gazette prior to the start of the armed conflict in America. They were written in 1774-1775.[MORE]

FILE: Novanglus Essay Number 2


The Navanglus letters by John Adams. A series of letters published in the Boston Gazette prior to the start of the armed conflict in America. They were written in 1774-1775.[MORE]

FILE: Novanglus Essay Number 3


The Navanglus letters by John Adams. A series of letters published in the Boston Gazette prior to the start of the armed conflict in America. They were written in 1774-1775.[MORE]

FILE: Novanglus Essay Number 4


The Navanglus letters by John Adams. A series of letters published in the Boston Gazette prior to the start of the armed conflict in America. They were written in 1774-1775.[MORE]

FILE: Novanglus Essay Number 5


The Navanglus letters by John Adams. A series of letters published in the Boston Gazette prior to the start of the armed conflict in America. They were written in 1774-1775.[MORE]

FILE: Novanglus Essay Number 6


The Navanglus letters by John Adams. A series of letters published in the Boston Gazette prior to the start of the armed conflict in America. They were written in 1774-1775.[MORE]

FILE: Novanglus Essay Number 7


The Navanglus letters by John Adams. A series of letters published in the Boston Gazette prior to the start of the armed conflict in America. They were written in 1774-1775.[MORE]


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