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  • Play Desdemona
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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as is virtue. Such is the case of the virtue of the character Desdemona, from the play The Tragedy of Othello, by William Shakespeare. Desdemona was shown as a low moral, virtue less female in the essay The Character of Desdemona by John Quincy Adams. Contrary to this, the modern reader can see that Shakespeare actually showed her to be a virtuous and loving person, whose own innocence lead to her demise. Is Desdemona a virtuous character Is there anyone who...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    John F. Kennedy, the author of Profiles in Courage, felt there were many politically courageous people. Kennedy seemed to define courageous as someone willing to risk one's personal assets to stand up for he believes is right and good. Eight different people, including John Quincy Adams, Thomas Benton, and Sam Houston, are illustrated in this book. Each of these people made outstanding political moves just defend one's beliefs. While some were scrutinized, others amazed the population and histor...
  • 1828 My Dear John
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    John Quincy Adams Good evening everyone. I, Louisa Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams, will be your spiritual guide on this rainy December night to tell you about my late husband and all of his endeavors. My dear John was a wonderful man and I truly am a fortunate woman to have had him for a husband. My dear John was born on July 11, 1767 in Braintree Massachusetts. I believe that now you call it Quincy Massachusetts. He had an older sister, but was the eldest son of his John Adams, his father, an...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    Adams, John Quincy John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States, was a child of American independence, the primary architect of the first century of the nation's foreign policy, and an implacable foe of slavery. Adams was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Mass., on July 11, 1767, the first son of the brilliant, patriotic, and strong-willed Abigail Smith Adams and her husband, John Adams, then a little-known country lawyer. When John Quincy was seven years old, his father, who was in...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    In this prose, The Education of Henry Adams, Adams had chosen to use a third- person perspective to present the reader his life. In Chapter I, Quincy (1838-1848), Adams had actually acted as a narrator to describe his early life and express his special feeling about Quincy, and how his ancestors influenced him. Henry Adams was born Feb. 16, 1838, in Boston, Mass. His grandfather and his great-grandfather, John Adams, had been presidents of the United States. His father was Charles Francis Adams,...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    John Quincy Adams was a major influence in the history of the United States. John Quincy took part in more important events, and held more important positions than any person in United States history. Some of the important positions he held were he was American Ministers to four different European Countries (Hague, Prussia, Russia and England), a State Senator representing Massachusetts, peace negotiator to England, a member of the House of Representatives, Secretary of the State, and President ...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    George Washington George Washington was the father of our country. He was a strong individual. Washington was born in 1732 in Westmoreland county, Virginia. His father, Augustine Washington was a planter, known to his friends as Gus. His mother was Mary Bell Washington. George Washington was self-taught and self-reliant. He copied 110 rules of civility and decent behavior. Washington learned all of his morals from books. Washingtons mother didnt send Washington to any special school, she sent hi...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    The author believes that John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States of America, is not only a major political figure in the forming of the United States as we now know it, but also a just and moral Christian man. John Quincy Adams was born on July 11, 1767, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He was the second of four children-a girl and three boys. From infancy John saw history being made. Often he was taken to Boston Common to see the hated British soldiers parade. He he...
  • Henry Clay And John Quincy Adams
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    Kelley Briggs John Benton History 201 December 2, 2003 Henry Clay and the "Corrupt Bargain" Henry Clay was an American statesman for nearly two-thirds of his entire life. His remarkable skills as a political negotiator earned him the title of the Great Compromiser. Clay's most popular compromises involved reconciling the hostile arguments over slave-ownership between the Northern and Southern states in the early 1800's. Clay was known to be charismatic, a great leader, and to have a panache for ...
  • Adams's Four Years As President
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    John Adams, the first vice president under George Washington and the second President of the United States, accompanied the growing country through some of its most serious tribulations. He became the first President to live in the White House, and was also the first chief executive whose son also served as president. Adams played a major role in the adoption and in the signing of the historic document, The Declaration of Independence. Adams barely earned popularity during his long political car...
  • Long Achievements Of John Quincy Adams
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    John Quincy Adams was the first son of a President to serve President himself. In many ways his career and viewpoints paralleled his father's. Adams, the sixth President of the United States was born in 1767, from a New England farm family in Braintree, Massachusetts. In this paper, I will discuss the life-long achievements of John Quincy Adams, and how he played a significant role in shaping the course of the United States. John Quincy's father, John Adams was the second President of the United...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    If anyone was raised to take on the role of the president of the United States, then that person was John Quincy Adams. He came from the town of Braintree, Massachusetts, which his ancestors had settled, and generations of Adams would come to prosper. His father, John Adams, studied law at Harvard College, and married Abigail Smith in 1765. On July 11th, 1767, the couple gave birth to their second child, John Quincy Adams. John Quincy grew up with much happening in nearby Boston to interest and ...
  • Gag Rule And Adams
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    The struggle against human slavery was destined to be a long and difficult one. A tradition that started long before America was first colonized and ended long after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863, the institution of slavery eventually split the country into two factions who would eventually go to battle in civil war. Countless Americans fought, wrote, and spoke against slavery, all taking their own unique approach to the issue. From Harriet Beecher Stowe to Abraham Lincoln, numerous nort...

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