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President John Adams

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John Adams (October 30, 1735-July 4, 1826), served as the 2nd President of the United States from 1797 until 1801. He was also the country's first Vice President, a representative of the Continental Congress in Europe.
  • "Thoughts on Government"

    Letter from John Adams, Continental Congress representative for Massachusetts, to George Wythe, Virginia's representative. In this letter, Adams discusses the need for a system of checks and balances, which was eventually adopted.

  • John Adams Web

    Contains the second president's profile, quotes, and images, and goes into some detail about his friendship and rivalry with Thomas Jefferson, who dies mere hours before Adams on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

  • Medical History of President John Adams

    Medical site delves into the physical description, habits, and medical background of President Adams.

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