I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Adams was the second U.S. president, serving from 1797 to 1801. He lost his re-election bid in 1800 to Thomas Jefferson.
John Adams personal relations:
Abigail Adams (deceased) - spouse
Charles F. Adams (deceased) - grandson
John Quincy Adams (deceased) - son
Samuel Adams (deceased) - second cousin
John Alden (deceased) - descendant
William S. Smith (deceased) - son-in-law
John Adams past relationships:
Continental Congress - delegate
Court of St. James's - U.S. minister
Declaration of Independence - signer
George Washington administration - vice president
John Adams administration - president
Netherlands - U.S. minister
Muckety news stories featuring John Adams
A big shout-out to the 53 Pilgrims who sat down to America's first Thanksgiving dinner almost four centuries ago.
November 24, 2010