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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.
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 John Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Adams was born the eldest 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.
Portrait of an elderly John Adams by Gilbert Stuart (1823).
The actress Mary Kay Adams is a descendant of John Adams.
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 John Coolidge Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is an American composer, with strong roots in minimalism.
John Adams was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1947 and graduated from Harvard University in 1971.
John Adams became the BBC Symphony Orchestra's Artist in Association in June 2003.
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 John Adams - Uncyclopedia
John Adams (1921-1847, zombie 2007-), discoverer of the Fountain of Crappy Orange Juice With No Pulp, and inventor of the Atom splicing can opener, is sometimes described in history books to have been an ambassador to France and signer of the United Scrapes Declaration of Independence, but he actually did none of that.
John Tuber Earthworm Adams II was born in a small banana factory as a monkey in Mesopotamia, in 238 BC, where he learned to scrub feet as a living.
John Adams was flabberghasted by his son (now a zombie)'s election as President of the United Scrapes, following into his father's footsteps as he did in the founding of the sport of bowling.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
His father, John Adams, was influential in town business, serving as selectman and officer of the militia; his mother, Susanna Boylston Adams, was known for her devotion to family and church.
Adams returned to Braintree in time to be chosen a member of the Massachusetts constitutional convention; he composed most of the articles of the state constitution accepted by the convention in 1780.
Adams was temperamentally unable to assume the responsibilities of a party boss or to dramatize the achievements of his administration.
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 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.
A plain-spoken lawyer, scrupulously honest and dauntingly erudite, Adams emerged into politics as an opponent of the Stamp Act and, after moving to Boston, was a leader in the Revolutionary group opposing the British measures that were to lead to 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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