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PEOPLE: Abigail Adams


Wife to John Adams (founding father, first vice president, and second president). John and Abigail wrote extensive letters between each other during the founding of the United States.[MORE]

PEOPLE: Zabdiel Adams


Zabdiel Adams (November 5, 1739 – March 1, 1801), minister of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, was born in Braintree, now Quincy. His father was the uncle of John Adams, second President of the United States. He graduated from Harvard University in 1759, having made, while in that sem[MORE]

PEOPLE: Hugh White


Hugh Lawson White (October 30, 1773 – April 10, 1840) was a prominent American politician during the first third of the 19th century. He succeeded Andrew Jackson and served in the United States Senate, representing Tennessee, from 1825 until his resignation in 1840, and was a W[MORE]

PEOPLE: Martha Jefferson


Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, born Martha Wayles (October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1748 – September 6, 1782) was the wife of Thomas Jefferson, who was the third President of the United States. She was a widow at her second marriage, as her first husband had died young. The Jeffe[MORE]

VIDEO: 25 Interesting Things You Didn't Know About George


Did you know that before fighting against the British he actually fought for the British? These are 25 interesting things you didn't know about George Washington. twitter.com/list25 www.facebook.com/list25 list25.com Check out the text version too! - list25.com/25-interes[MORE]

VIDEO: George Washington - Mini Biography


Watch a short biography video of George Washington and learn about the life of the first President of the United States. Learn more about George Washington: bit.ly/14H5YcC Watch the U.S. Presidents play list: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-IgxSn21jU&list=PLRlmwKnv77HoRbV8JpLxx5SIDaX[MORE]

VIDEO: Thomas Jefferson - Mini Biography


Watch a short video biography of Thomas Jefferson, the draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States. Learn more about Thomas Jefferson: bit.ly/169HFjH Watch the U.S. Presidents play list: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-IgxSn21jU&list=PLRl[MORE]

VIDEO: James Madison - Mini Biography


Watch a short biography video on James Madison, the fourth President of the United States and the "Father of the Constitution." Learn more about James Madison: bit.ly/165qPcy Watch more videos about James Madison: bit.ly/1bnmAtS Watch the U.S. Presidents play list: www.youtube[MORE]

VIDEO: Alexander Hamilton - Mini Biography


Watch a short biography video of Alexander Hamilton, the first United States Secretary of the Treasury who was shot by Aaron Burr during a duel. Subscribe for more great Mini Bios - bit.ly/19TaCFh Learn more about Alexander Hamilton: bit.ly/14WFeH4 Watch more videos about Alex[MORE]

VIDEO: President James Madison Biography


www.facts-about.org.uk/american-president-james-madison.htm. Watch this video about President James Madison providing interesting, fun facts and info about the life biography of James Madison, the first President of America. Gain a fast overview of his life! Short biography with [MORE]

VIDEO: John Adams


www.presidents-usa.info/president-john-adams.htm Fast, fun facts about John Adams. Discover details and info about his life and accomplishments as an American President. Information about when he was born, his birthplace, childhood and education. This John Adams biography provid[MORE]

VIDEO: #03 Thomas Jefferson


Excerpt from the History Channel's The Presidents series featuring Thomas Jefferson.[MORE]

VIDEO: #01 George Washington


Excerpt from the History Channel's The Presidents series featuring George Wahsington.[MORE]

VIDEO: #02 John Adams


Excerpt from the History Channel's The Presidents series featuring John Adams.[MORE]

VIDEO: #04 James Madison


Excerpt from the History Channel's The Presidents series featuring James Madison.[MORE]

VIDEO: #05 James Monroe


Excerpt from the History Channel's The Presidents series featuring James Monroe.[MORE]

VIDEO: President James Monroe Biography


www.facts-about.org.uk/american-president-james-monroe.htm. Watch this video about President James Monroe providing interesting, fun facts and info about the life biography of James Monroe, the first President of America. Gain a fast overview of his life! Short biography with key[MORE]

VIDEO: James Monroe Facts and Biography


US President James Monroe served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, served as Ambassador to France, and even served as governor of Virginia before becoming president. He was a popular president who is credited with creating a foreign policy that lasted longer t[MORE]

Quote 162 details Share on Google+ - Quote 162 Linked In Share Button - Quote 162 It will not be too strong to say, that there will be a constant probability of seeing the station [of President] filled by characters pre-eminent for ability and virtue.

Alexander Hamilton: Federalist No. 68, March 14, 1788
The Federalist Papers
Quoted Document: The Federalist Papers

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I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs.

Thomas Jefferson: Letter to the Secretary of the Treasury Albert Gallatin (1802) 3rd president of US (1743 - 1826) - This has been reported as spurious because deflation was not used until the 1920s.
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Quote 171 details Share on Google+ - Quote 171 Linked In Share Button - Quote 171 To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

George Washington: George Washington (1732-1799) Founding Father, 1st US President, "Father of the Country"

Quote 219 details Share on Google+ - Quote 219 Linked In Share Button - Quote 219 This process of election affords a moral certainty that the office of President will seldom fall to the lot of any many who is not in an eminent degree endowed with the requisite qualifications.

Alexander Hamilton: Federalist No. 68, March 14, 1788
The Federalist Papers

Quote 442 details Share on Google+ - Quote 442 Linked In Share Button - Quote 442 For myself the delay [in assuming the office of the President] may be compared with a reprieve; for in confidence I assure you, with the world it would obtain little credit that my movements to the chair of Government will be accompanied by feelings not unlike those of a culprit who is going to the place of his execution: so unwilling am I, in the evening of a life nearly consumed in public cares, to quit a peaceful abode for an Ocean of difficulties, without that competency of political skill, abilities and inclination which is necessary to manage the helm.

George Washington: comment to General Henry Knox, March 1789

Quote 608 details Share on Google+ - Quote 608 Linked In Share Button - Quote 608 We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything
partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.

John Adams: President John Adams, Inaugural Address, 1797
Quoted Document: John Adams Inaugural Address

Quote 769 details Share on Google+ - Quote 769 Linked In Share Button - Quote 769 We have considered the previous question stated in a letter written by your direction to us by the Secretary of Sate on the 18th of last Month, the liens of separation drawn by the Constitution between the three departments of government. These being in certain respects checks upon each other, and our being judges of a court in the last resort, are considerations which afford strong arguments against the propriety of our extra-judicially deciding the questions alluded to, especially as the power given by the Constitution the President, of calling on the heads of departments for opinions, seems to have been purposely and well as expressly united to the executive departments.

John Jay: To George Washington - August 8, 1793



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