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  The Ansel Adams Gallery
Welcome to the Official Home of The Ansel Adams Gallery.
Ansel Adams made this image on a chilly late autumn morning in 1939 with an 8" x 10" view camera and 10-inch Kodak Wide-Field Ektar lens.
He took the photo from west side of the El Capitan bridge over the Merced River in Western Yosemite Valley...
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  Biography of John Quincy Adams
Serving under President Monroe, Adams was one of America's great Secretaries of State, arranging with England for the joint occupation of the Oregon country, obtaining from Spain the cession of the Floridas, and formulating with the President the Monroe Doctrine.
In the political tradition of the early 19th century, Adams as Secretary of State was considered the political heir to the Presidency.
Adams also urged the United States to take a lead in the development of the arts and sciences through the establishment of a national university, the financing of scientific expeditions, and the erection of an observatory.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/ja6.html   (648 words)

  
  Douglas Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adams played the left-handed guitar and had a collection of twenty-four of these instruments when he died in 2001 (having received his first guitar in 1964).
Adams is known to have invited Brooker to one of the many parties that Adams held at his house.
Adams was a self-declared "radical atheist", though he used the term for emphasis, so that he would not be asked if he in fact meant agnostic.
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 John Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Adams was born the oldest of three brothers on October 30, 1735 (October 19 by the Old Style, Julian Calendar), in Braintree, Massachusetts, though in an area which became part of Quincy, Massachusetts in 1792.
On June 7, 1776, Adams seconded the resolution introduced by Richard Henry Lee that "these colonies are, and of a right ought to be, free and independent states," acting as champion of these resolutions before the Congress until their adoption on July 2, 1776.
Similarly, in 1796 and 1800, the Federalist party fielded two candidates, Adams and Thomas Pinckney in 1796 and Adams and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney in 1800, with the intention that Adams be elected President and either Pinckney be elected Vice President.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Adams   (2794 words)

  
 New Albion Artists: John Adams
John Adams was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1947 and graduated from Harvard University in 1971.
Adams' second opera, "The Death of Klinghoffer", again a collaboration with Sellars, Goodman and Morris, had its premiere at the Brussels Opera in 1991.
Adams' most recent chamber piece is "Chamber Symphony", which merges the virtuostic expressionism of Schoenberg with the manic world of cartoon soundtrack music.
www.newalbion.com /artists/adamsj   (533 words)

  
 Adams, John, 2d President of the United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
John Adams and his wife, Abigail Adams, founded one of the most distinguished families of the United States; their son, John Quincy Adams, was also President.
Adams was one of the negotiators who drew up the momentous Treaty of Paris (1783; see Paris, Treaty of) to end the American Revolution.
The Adams administration was one of crisis and conflict, in which the President showed an honest and stubborn integrity, and though allied with Hamilton and the conservative property-respecting Federalists, he was not dominated by them in their struggle against the vigorously rising, more broadly democratic forces led by Jefferson.
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 Biography of John Adams
Adams was born in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1735.
Adams' two terms as Vice President were frustrating experiences for a man of his vigor, intellect, and vanity.
When Adams became President, the war between the French and British was causing great difficulties for the United States on the high seas and intense partisanship among contending factions within the Nation.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/ja2.html   (617 words)

  
 Samuel Adams | American Patriot & Politician
Adams was a cousin of John Adams who became the second President of the United States.
Adams was a vocal opponent of several laws passed by the British Parliament to raise revenue in the American Colonies.
Adams served Massachusetts again at the Second Continental Congress where he was an advocate for independence and confederation for the American Colonies.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/95sep/adams.html   (845 words)

  
 American President
A fervent patriot and brilliant intellectual, Adams served as a delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress between 1774 and 1777, as a diplomat in Europe from 1778 to 1788, and as vice president during the Washington administration.
Adams won the election principally because he identified himself with Washington’s administration and because he was able to win two electoral ballots from normally secure Jeffersonian states.
Though Abigail Adams saw herself as first and foremost her husband’s wife and helpmate, she was a gifted intellectual in her own right, leaving behind nearly 2,000 letters containing some of the most profoundly compelling commentary on the society and politics of her time.
www.americanpresident.org /history/johnadams   (883 words)

  
 Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His father, George Adams, Sr., was one of the most important English instrument makers in the second half of the eighteenth century.
Adams' cylinder generator is at the right, and the main terminal is in the center with a Leyden jar hanging from a metal rod terminated by a metal globe.
Adams' book "Essays on the Microscope" (1787) was a very important book of his time that made big influence on the development of microscopes.
chem.ch.huji.ac.il /~eugeniik/history/adamsg.html   (1888 words)

  
 Adams, John Quincy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Perhaps most notably, Adams was also the architect of the somewhat misleadingly named Monroe Doctrine (1823).
In 1824 Adams was a candidate for the U.S. presidency.
Adams appointed Clay secretary of state, over the Jacksonians’ cry that the appointment fulfilled a corrupt bargain.
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 John Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Adams was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on 15 February 1947.
In 1971 Adams began an active career in the San Francisco area, teaching at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (1972-83) and serving as new music adviser and composer-in-residence for the San Francisco Symphony (1978-85).
Adams has has also served as Music Director of the Cabrillo Festival and as Artist in Association with the BBC Symphony.
www.schirmer.com /composers/adams_bio.html   (760 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Gold: Music: Ryan Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: )
(Adams sometimes writes about a girl by using the name of a city he associates with her; see also, "Dear Chicago.") But the very fact that this tune evoked the familiar Dylan song is precisely what makes this work so compelling and timeless.
Adams is so prolific an artist that he is generally an album or two ahead of his fans; by February of 2001 he was playing these rockers to rooms full of alt.country romantics who wanted to moon with him over the Heartbreaker songs.
If Adams were to eliminate 7 tracks from this album(8-12 and 14-15), it would surely be a 4 star album and a worthy choice for album of the year.
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 The Adams Motor Page
Adams' quest to bring "free" energy to the world has cost him dearly as it has many other researchers who threaten to bring the "establishment" undone.
Adams discovered that inventors of machines or devices of high energy efficiency capability ("Free" Energy) are not only refused patents, but that in most cases, their inventions are classified under the "Military Use Clause", which is, of course, international.
Adams has built a number of permanent magnet electric D.C. motor generators based on the principle outlined in this article, some of which have demonstrated an electrical efficiency of 690% and a mechanical efficiency of 620%.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/Lab/1287/adams/adamsall.htm   (5873 words)

  
 Pitcairn Islands Study Center
The explanation for the theft, therefore, had to be found in Adams’ inattention, not in any superiority on the part of a Tahitian; the “Indians” were not supposed to be superior to the white men in any respect whatsoever.
Adams soon fell in with island life and was one of the first in the crew to have himself tattooed.
Adams took an active part in the mutiny from its very inception (although he was later to tell sea captains visiting Pitcairn that he had been asleep at the time).
library.puc.edu /pitcairn/bounty/crew.shtml   (3633 words)

  
 Adams County - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Adams County is located in southern Ohio, 45 miles east of Cincinnati and 90 miles south of Columbus.
Adams County offers a central location within the U.S. market, with close proximity to major cities.
Adams County is bordered on the southern side by the Ohio River which offers some of the finest boating, skiing and fishing anywhere in the Midwest.
www.conway.com /oh/adams/adams.htm   (93 words)

  
 Ansel Adams: Photographs, Articles and Resources from Masters of Photography
Adams was a technical virtuoso of the photographic print, formulating his Zone System to properly translate light into finished print.
Adams produced a series of seven privately printed and signed portfolios, in editions limited to 10-15 sets.
Ansel Adams selected 40 of his favorite works and wrote an intensive, case study essay for each one describing how he created the work, from visual perception to the final print.
www.masters-of-photography.com /A/adams/adams.html   (547 words)

  
 Adams National Historical Park - Adams National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service)
Adams National Historical Park tells the story of four generations of the Adams family (from 1720 to 1927).
The park has two main sites: the Birthplaces of 2nd U.S. President John Adams and 6th U.S. President John Quincy Adams, and Peacefield including the “Old House,” home to four generations of the Adams family, and the Stone Library which contains more than 14,000 historic volumes.
Often windy and wet in Fall and Spring.
www.nps.gov /adam   (215 words)

  
 kyw.com - Karen Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karen Adams is a general assignment reporter for CBS 3’s Eyewitness News team.
Previously, Adams was the news anchor for Wake UP News on sister station UPN 57 as well as for its predecessor, KYW Newsradio This Morning while also reporting for KYW Newsradio.
Adams began her career with Newsradio as a desk assistant immediately after graduation from Temple University in 1991 with a degree in Journalism.
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 Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By using the Adams® suite of software, you are able to simulate, understand, and quantify the performance of your mechanical systems before you commit to expensive hardware prototypes or conduct numerous physical tests.
By adding industry-specific products onto this motion simulation foundation, manufacturers are able to capture their industry knowledge, use templates tailored to their engineering processes, and develop consistent virtual prototypes that guide them in making critical design decisions.
Adams® is part of SimOffice™, MSC's stand-alone VPD environment.
www.mscsoftware.com.au /products/software/msc/adams   (464 words)

  
 Mt Adams Page
The northern Presidentials are dominated by Mt Adams, the second highest peak in NH.
Adams is located in some of the most difficult and rough terrain in NH.
In the col between Adams and Madison lies Star Lake.
hikethewhites.com /adams.html   (694 words)

  
 Amazon.com: John Adams: Books: David McCullough   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The younger Adams was the best historical editor of his generation, but in the process of editing his grandfather he smoothed out John Adams's syntax and left the texts he published generally unreliable.
I guess Adam's foresaw that he wouldn't when he wrote to Jefferson that they'll "build statues in your honor and not mine." Adams had a knack for being at the center of pivotal events in American, and what would become world history.
It was one of the ironies of fate that both Adams and Jefferson died on the very same day in 1826, and that day was the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence: July 4, 1826.
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 CVO Website - Mount Adams Volcano, Washington
Mount Adams, one of the largest volcanoes in the Cascade Range, dominates the Mount Adams volcanic field in Skamania, Yakima, Klickitat, and Lewis counties and the Yakima Indian Reservation of south-central Washington.
Mount Adams is composed of lava flows and fragmental rocks of basaltic andesite and andesite; numerous satellitic vents on the flanks of the volcano have erupted rocks ranging from basalt to dacite.
Mount Adams is a large stratovolcano in southwestern Washington State about 50 kilometers north of the Columbia River and 50 kilometers east of Mount St. Helens.
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov /Volcanoes/Adams/description_adams.html   (2942 words)

  
 Adams - Overview
Adams is a motion simulation solution for analyzing the complex behavior of mechanical assemblies.
Adams allows you test virtual prototypes and optimize designs for performance, safety, and comfort, without having to build and test numerous physical prototypes.
You can start with the Adams basic package and from there choose from a wide range of extension modules, including Adams/Control to analyze control systems, such as hydraulics, electronics, pneumatics, and more; Adams/Flex to examine the impact of flexible parts; Adams/Linear to calculate natural frequencies and mode shapes of large systems.
www.mscsoftware.com /products/products_detail.cfm?PI=413   (320 words)

  
 NRC: Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS)
The Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) is an information system that provides access to all image and text documents that the NRC has made public since November 1, 1999, as well as bibliographic records (some with abstracts and full text) that the NRC made public before November 1999.
ADAMS permits full-text searching and enables users to view document images, download files, and print locally.
Citrix-based access - access ADAMS using Citrix software, which must first be downloaded.
www.nrc.gov /reading-rm/adams.html   (253 words)

  
 Douglas Adams Quotes - The Quotations Page
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.
Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart.
www.quotationspage.com /quotes/Douglas_Adams   (594 words)

  
 Robert Adams: Photographs, Articles and Resources from Masters of Photography
Adams documents the environmental destruction resulting from the expansion of human activity into the pristine wilderness of the West.
Describes the critical aesthetic brought by Adams to his depictions of the West.
Unusual for Adams: little direct evidence of human presence is detectable in these 60 nuanced fl-and-white tritone photographs of the Columbia River emptying into the Pacific.
masters-of-photography.com /A/adamsr/adamsr.html   (348 words)

  
 Pearl - The Best Reason To Play Drums
Adams Concert Percussion is world famous for it's craftsmanship and distinct sound, a sound well known to the world class artists who play them.
Pearl Drums and Adams Musical Instruments are proud to welcome the newest addition to its Concert and Educational Artist family: Tom Sherwood - Principal Percussionist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Pearl Drums and Adams Musical Instruments are proud to welcome the newest addition to its Concert and Educational`Artist family: Michael Werner.
www.pearldrum.com /newadams.asp   (1590 words)

  
 Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The drafting of the first was assigned to Samuel Adams, the second to Joseph Warren, and the last to Benjamin Church.
The error of John Adams, when, fifty years afterwards, he attributed this pamphlet to James Otis, gave rise to some interesting letters from both Jefferson and Adams a few years before their death.
John Adams, while questioning the credit due to Jefferson, as the author of the Declaration of Independence, had called that document a "recapitulation" of the Declaration of Rights by the Congress of 1774; and, again, writing to Mr.
history.hanover.edu /texts/adamss.html   (3007 words)

  
 The chess games of Michael Adams
Michael 'Mickey' Adams was born November 17, 1971.
Adams didn't have a "miserable" performance at Linares.
Köln Porz took the rather odd decision to name Michael Adams in their team when they knew he was in fact playing in the French League this weekend.
www.chessgames.com /perl/chessplayer?pid=10900   (1062 words)

  
 Adams, Massachusetts 01220 - The Berkshires - Berkshire County   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Adams, Massachusetts 01220 - The Berkshires - Berkshire County
Adams and North Adams were one town until 1878.
Even with the division of Adams into two town ships in 1878, they still became the second and third largest communities in the county.
www.berkshireweb.com /themap/adams/adams.html   (152 words)

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