About John Adams

John Adams (October 30, 1735 - July 4, 1826) was an American lawyer, author, statesman, and diplomat. He served as the second President of the United States, the first Vice President, and as a Founding Father was a leader of American independence from Great Britain.

The Well-Read Voter

By |2020-02-12T08:26:36-06:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: American Republic, John Adams, Quotation, Statesman|

The English Constitution is founded, tis bottomed And grounded on the Knowledge and good sense of the People. The very Ground of our Liberties, is the freedom of Elections. Every Man has in Politicks as well as Religion, a Right to think and speak and Act for himself. No man either King or Subject, Clergyman [...]

Thoughts on Government

By |2016-01-14T12:32:38-06:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: Government, John Adams, Politics, Virtue|

Editor’s Note: On the fourteenth day of January, 1784, the Revolutionary War ended as the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris with England. In honor of this event, let us examine John Adams’ vision of republican government. In 1776, Adams, then a member of the Continental Congress, penned his thoughts on how an American colony might construct a new [...]

The Ravishing Rays of the Glory of Independence

By |2019-06-27T11:11:12-05:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Declaration of Independence, Featured, John Adams|

Yesterday, the greatest question was decided, which ever was debated in America, and a greater, perhaps, never was nor will be decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, and as such they have, and of right [...]

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