John Adams Presidency

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  • John Adams was born on October 30, 1735

    John Adams was born on October 30, 1735
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    John Adams

  • Achievements prior to presidency

    Achievements prior to presidency
    A Harvard-educated lawyer, he early became identified with the patriot cause; a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses, he led in the movement for independence, and signed the declaration od independence.
  • John Adams letter to his wife.

    John Adams letter to his wife.
    "Posterity ! you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven that I ever took half the pains to preserve it."
  • Presidental Policies of John Adams

    Presidental Policies of John Adams
    He believed in representative government.He believed in checks and balances. He believed in a nation under one God. He followed the pattern that George Washington set. He also believed in the navy, therefore creating our first navy.
  • Second President of the US

    Second President of the US
    John Adams was the president of the US from 1797 to 1801. He was a federalist, and his Vice President was Thomas Jefferson. He was also Goerge Washingtons Vice President.
  • John Adams Signature on the XYZ Act

    John Adams Signature on the XYZ Act
  • XYX Affair

    XYX Affair
    The XYZ Affair was a diplomatic affair that strained relationships between the US and France, and lead to the undeclared naval war called the Quasi War.
  • Alien and Sedition Act

    Alien and Sedition Act
    The Alien and Sedition Act was an act of four laws. The fist was to require 14 years instead on 5 to become a citizen. Second was to deport dangerous aliens from the US. Third was the wartime arrest of any dangerous enemy power. Four was any treasonable activity was a high misdemeanor.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte over throws the French government

    Napoleon Bonaparte over throws the French government
    In November of 1799 Napoleoon returned to Paris a war hero. Then the following week Napoleon participated ia a coup d'etat, a sudden overthrow of the government. Four years later he declared himself king of France.
  • Library of Congress

    Library of Congress
    The Library of Congress was established in 1800. It was one of the most important contributions of John Adams. In the library they keep some of the most important documents of our history like the Constitution and the Declaration of the Independence.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte Quote

    Napoleon Bonaparte Quote
    A picture is worth a thousand words.
  • Cornelis Drebbel

    Cornelis Drebbel
    Cornelis Drebbel builds the first submarine.
  • The Worlds first Ambulance

    The Worlds first Ambulance