“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy,” said John Adams. John Adams was the second president of the United States from 1797 to 1801. Adams graduated from Harvard College and his non-governmental occupation was a lawyer. Before he held the office of president he was a member of the Continental Congress, commissioner to France, foreign minister…
What is John Adams' legacy?
Adams was willing to suffer anything for a truly revolutionary ideal, McCullough says.
Theresa May Should Have Listened to John Adams
To win support for high-stakes votes on independence, May and Adams used starkly different strategies, but only one of them worked.
Why fireworks on the Fourth of July? John Adams, that’s why.
Planning on enjoying fireworks this Fourth of July? Thank America’s first veep: John Adams.
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 20 December 1796
I Yesterday dined at Mr. Binghams and Sitting next to Madam at Table, had Something like a political Conversation with her. She has more ideas of the Subject than I Suspected: and a corrector Judgment. She gave me the Characters of Several of the notable Foreigners, and I find has the Same Jealousies of them, which I have entertained. Talleyrand, Liancourt, Volney, Caznove &c. Noailles is the only one, that She thinks has much Friendship for America. She Says that Noailles declares to…
10 little-known facts about the ultimate patriot, John Adams
John Adams is one of the pivotal figures in American history, as a political philosopher, patriot, statesman, father – and the second President of the United States. So how much do you know this essential Founding Father on his 281st birthday?
John Adams: Why Tennessee will be better off without Jalen Hurd
Jalen Hurd might have been Tennessee's most talented player. But the Vols will be better off without him.
John Adams: Why Jordan Bone is a recruiting tool for Tennessee basketball
Jordan Bone should be the poster player for Tennessee basketball recruiting.
Leadership Lessons from Founding Father John Adams
HomeServices of America, Inc I’m sure you’re aware Independence Day is here again, but what you may not know is this little fact in history: in 1776, the founding fathers actually voted for Independence on July 2nd. This lead founding father John Adams to conclude, “The Second Day of July 1776 will be the most memorable in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival . . . It…
John Adams (3-Disc Blu-ray) $10 + Free Store Pickup
Best Buy has John Adams (3-Disc Blu-ray) on sale for $9.99. Select free store pickup where stock permits, otherwise shipping is free on orders of $35. Thanks persian_mafia
Why do we have fireworks on the 4th of July? Because John Adams, that's why
Fireworks and the 4th of July go together like turkey and Thanksgiving. So, how did this tradition start? We have John Adams to thank.
John Adams: Tennessee national championship team still united 20 years later
National championship seasons means more now to Tennessee's Fred White.
John Adams was buried days before his son, President John Quincy Adams knew he was dead
Last Friday evening, in a phone call shortly before he died, former President George H.W. Bush said goodbye — and "I love you,
Happy Independence Day! John Adams predicted we would all celebrate Independence Day on July 2....
On July 2, Congress declared independence. John Adams wrote the day "will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival." What happened?
Lin-Manuel Miranda performing the John Adams rap that was cut from the musical Hamilton. Amazing
Lin-Manuel Miranda performing the John Adams rap that was cut from the musical Tony Award winning musical Hamilton. Amazing
2005 Secret Service Eisenhower Executive Office Ornament
Next door to the White house, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB) commands a unique position in both our national history and architectural heritage.
2007 Secret Service Ornament Gift Set
The White House Ornament Collection presents the 2007 Secret Service Ornament Gift Set The design of the 2007 ornament is inspired by the 'National Christmas Tree'. In November 1923, First Lady Grace Coolidge gave permission for the District of Columbia Public Schools to erect a Christmas tree on the Ellipse south of the White House. The organizers named the tree the 'National Christmas Tree.' The design…
2008 Secret Service Ornament Gift Set
Receive a 10% discount when you purchase these two beautiful, official Secret Service ornaments together. The 2008 Secret Service Ornament Gift Set includes both the 2008
What to know about the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship
Learn how students can qualify for the Massachusetts John and Abigail Adams Scholarship based on their MCAS scores and how to apply the scholarship towards tuition at their chosen college.
John Quincy Adams: “A Spirit Unconquerable!”
Take a theatrical journey through the last 10 years in the life of the Sixth President of the United States John Quincy Adams in a rousing one man dramatic performance based on the President’s own diaries. Following the one hour performance, the show’s creator/actor Jim Cooke will host a talk-back session and docents will provide complimentary tours of the Adams Crypt; final resting place of the…