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John Adams

He was the second United States President and the first vice president. He also played a part in the American Revolution. Find out more about this often misunderstood man.


John Adams: Forgotten Hero
John Adams was America's first vice-president and second president. He was also a hero of the American Revolutionary and an expert at keeping the peace as president. Learn more about this often forgotten man.

The American President: John Adams
This site simply fabulous! Loads of information, including quotes, facts, addresses, links, and more are all here and presented in a easy-to-navigate fashion.

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

White House Biography of John Adams
The official home of the President of the United States presents this biography of Adams, the second president.

Studyworld: John Adams
The emphasis is on history here. Facts and figures, along with a few entertaining tidbits, give you a well-rounded vision of Adams.

Fun Facts about John Adams
Learn fun and not-so-well-known facts about President John Adams.

John Adams: Unsung Hero of the American Revolution
He isn't usually mentioned in the same breath with George Washington, Thomas Paine, John Hancock, and even his own cousin, Samuel Adams. But John Adams played a vital role in convincing his fellow Americans of the need to be free from England.

Internet Public Library: John Adams
Extremely detailed yet fun-to-read site gives you everything you need to know about John Adams.

John Adams's Inaugural Address
You can read the entire text of Adams's one and only inaugural address. (He served just one term.)

Portrait of John Adams
Seeing his face and demeanor should complete the picture of this famous American.

John Adams's Thoughts on Government
A good way to understand the famous man is to read what he wrote.

Vice President John Adams
John Adams was vice president for both of George Washington's terms as president. This history of the U.S. Senate site gives you lots of detail about how Adams dealt with his responsibilities as President of the Senate.

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