Essays Tagged: "John Adams"

The title is "The Declaration of Independence." It is about the signing of the declaration from the perspective of a person living in July 5, 1776, the day after it was signed.

o of the leading men in the drafting of the document representing the idea of the Lee's resolution, John Adams of Massachusetts and Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, both of whom were interviewed by the P ... sight as to why this cause meant enough to them to willingly risk their lives and future prosperity.John Adams related to the Philadelphia Gazette the events leading up to the approval of the Declarat ...

(3 pages) 163 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Declaration of Natural Law for Eternity

a statement to the world presenting the colonies' case for independence. The committee consisted of John Adams of Massachusetts, Roger Sherman of Connecticut, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania, Robert ... ess fled from Philadelphia to Baltimore on December 12, 1776. It was an especially anxious time for John Hancock, the President, as his wife had just given birth to a baby girl. Due to the complicatio ...

(10 pages) 98 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Development of Major Political Parties in America

England. The Federalists were in existance only a short time because ofdisagreement of the leaders, John Adams and Alexander Hamilton.The United States was a one party nation from 1800 to 1820. In 182 ...

(1 pages) 122 2 2.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Federalists vs. Anti-federalists

need to help each other out. If one state is attacked then the others must help defend that state. John Adams once said," Winning the revolutionary war was like making thirteen clocks strike at once. ... and Patrick Henry were all anti-federalists. Federalists included Ben Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, and John Jay. They were all for a strong central government. Hamilton, Adams, and Jay wr ...

(2 pages) 145 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slavery in American History

eclaration of Independence was written in 1776 by ThomasJefferson under order of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and theContinental Congress. This document was written in order to let the wholeworld kn ...

(3 pages) 195 0 4.0 Oct/1994

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

John Adams, his work and politcal career, precedency and his life.

miles south of Boston later called Braintree.The third generation of Adams, still in Braintree was John Adams, the fatherof our second president. He was a farmer, shoemaker, as well as deacon which i ... s a farmer, shoemaker, as well as deacon which isan assistant minister of the Puritan Church nearby.John was born to Deacon Adams on October 30, 1735. He lived a normalcolonial life.THE STUDENTDeacon ...

(16 pages) 181 0 3.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Press and Media's effect on Early American Presidential Elections

a's views affected theearly presidencies too. Let's start with the first president elected by vote, John Adams.John Adams took the office of president in the year 1797. He was a close admirerof Washin ... He was a close admirerof Washington and was sometimes said to be Washington's shadow (Presidency of JohnAdams, Ralph Adams Brown 1975). He and the Federalists believed that nothing theAnti-federalists ...

(10 pages) 201 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

John Adams. This essay tells about the educations John Adams went through and also about his terms in politics

Birth and Early ChildhoodJohn Adams born in Massachusetts Bay Colony ( now know as Quincy, Mass.) on October 30, 1735. He Liv ... f War and Ordinance, for a year (1776- 1777). Adams was sent to Paris in October 1782, Adams joined John Jay and Franklin in the peace discussions. They finally settled the Treaty of Paris which ended ... vents of his administration, and he corresponded with many people in the spirit of Cicero's Letters.John Adams later died in Quincy, Massachusetts, on July 4, 1826.BibliographyHttp://www.whitehouse.go ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

A study sheet of where each U.S. president stood on different issues and important facts about them.

stone of U.S. capital building-made the presidential veto- Only president to be elected unanimously.JOHN ADAMS-Appointed several conservative judges. -Signed the alien sedition act-Reluctantly reveale ... .-Proclaimed the Monroe Doctrine. -partisan policy were largely set aside during Monroe's presidencyJOHN QUINCY ADAMS-Proposed improvements project including transportation system.-signed the Tariff o ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Thomas Jefferson Inventions ... short essay about Thomas Jefferson and his inventions

s the first Republican President, he was born on April 13, 1743 and died July 4, 1826 (The same day John Adams died). Not only was Jefferson a great president but he also came up with numerous inventi ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Baseball is our nation's passtime.

by Washington's troops called "rounders" was a previous version of baseball, and the game played by John Adams as a boy called "one old cat." Abraham Lincoln played a different type of baseball in Ill ... s on both sides. But it wasn't until after the war that baseball truly became what President Andrew Johnson called "the national game" -- the most widely played sport in America. Baseball grew so popu ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Founding brothers novel by Ellis.

ritten, the American Revolution fought and the Constitution hammered out. Specifically, he looks at John Adams, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, w ... deliver his message to the people of America.The Collaborators shows just how difficult it was for John Adams as Washington's successor and all the backstabbing this man endured during his term. This ...

(7 pages) 133 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Boston Massacre Trial.

harged with the murder of five colonial Englishmen and assault regarding the order to fire weapons. John Adams, with the help of Josiah Quincy, will represent the defendant, and Samuel Quincy, along w ... British soldiers are not paid well, and they seek extra work when time allows. He ventured over to John Gray's ropewalk and John Gray asked him if he wanted work to which Thomas replied: "yes". John ...

(7 pages) 72 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Problems Associated with the Assessment of Risk.

a completely empirical measure of objective risk associated with road safety, primarily in the UK. John Adams' 1995 text, "Risk", is referred to frequently in the study.IntroductionThe following prob ...

(8 pages) 170 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

John adams and zachary taylor.

John Adams, I believe, was the most Independent of them all. Adams once said "I must be independent ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nationalism After the War of 1812 and Important Court Cases of the Time.

proud of themselves and how their great country established such a feat. The nationalism grew until John Marshall, an aggressive Chief Justice, further strengthened and expanded it. He was a devout Fe ... essive Chief Justice, further strengthened and expanded it. He was a devout Federalist appointed by John Adams years before his most famous case of Marbury vs. Madison in 1803. Being a Federalist he w ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

These notes list the first 11 presidents with brief reviews of their presidencies.

A)George Washington (189-1797) ("Father of His Country")In 1789 George Washington ran against John Adams and John Jay. Washington was part of the Federalist Party. Between 1759 and 1788 Washingt ... d Chairman of the Constitutional Convention. His Cabinet members were as follows:Secretary of StatesJohn Jay (1789-90), Thomas Jefferson (1790-93), Edmund Randolph (1794-95)Secretary of TreasuryAlexan ...

(13 pages) 85 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Boston Tea Party. What lead and came from this historic event.

lutionary War could begin, there had to be a revolution "in the minds and hearts of the people," as John Adams stated. A document establishing the assent of George III "by commission" on March 22, 176 ... raiders who protested and boycotted the Parliament's tax on tea were Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and John Hancock signers of the Declaration Of Independence.The action of the Boston Tea Party resulted ...

(4 pages) 78 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A report on womens rights in colonial America, using source documents.

was women.Arguably the most outspoken of the women during the 1770's was Abigail Adams, the wife of John Adams. John Adams, who would be elected President in 1824, was a member of the Continental Cong ... im to"remember the ladies" while they drafted their new "code of laws". A series of letters between John and Abigail Adams, were compiled from The Adams Family Correspondence, eds. L.H. Butterfield et ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution Similarities and Differences between the 3 documents and what they mean to our country.

ooked for military support. The drafting of the document was entrusted to a committee consisting of John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Because of ... tified in 1781, became the first constitution of the United States. The original draft, prepared by John Dickinson in 1776, contained provisions for a strong and possiblyviable national government, bu ...

(2 pages) 146 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History