President Adams


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Noun1.President Adams - 6th President of the United StatesPresident Adams - 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
2.President Adams - 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826)President Adams - 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826)
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Borough President Adams was optimistic when speaking about the East New York rezoning and other opportunities in Brooklyn.
But President Adams, who would remain in office for the next three months, determined to put as many roadblocks as possible against a complete Republican-Democratic takeover of the government.
Congress approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4, and though the notoriously prickly John Adams, later President Adams, was so right about so much else, we mark July 4 as Independence Day.
France seized advantage on the high seas of American military impotence, leading President Adams to counter French depredations with the military bill of 1798 bolstering a nearly non-existent army and navy.
President Adams, thank you for that very kind introduction, although I must tell you that when I was president of A&M I always arranged that I spoke before the student speaker.
Furthermore, the two were political rivals: Marshall, a Federalist, had been George Washington's aide during the Revolutionary War, Secretary of State and personal confidant to President Adams, and Adams's appointee as Chief Justice during his final weeks in office.
Vice President Thomas Jefferson reported that he and President Adams had only a brief discussion about diplomatic posts at the beginning of the administration, then "he never after that said one word to me on the subject, or ever consulted me as to any measures of the government.
I shall be content as Farmer John instead of President Adams.
Not many, it would seem, since the voters tossed out the first President Adams after a single term.
President Adams, however, never supported the laws, and they were allowed to expire or were repealed during the Jefferson administration.
Speaking on the significance of the Monroe Doctrine, President Adams argued that it was a more assertive restatement of the traditional Washingtonian foreign policy of neutrality and political separation from Europe--now an admonition more to European powers than to American citizens.