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John Adams Quotations

John Adams A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America
Categories: Education
Date: 1787
John Adams letter to Elbridge Gerry
Categories: Justice
Date: December 5, 1777
John Adams after waking momentarily
Date: July 4, 1826
John Adams last public words as a toast for the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence
Date: July 4, 1826
John Adams letter to Benjamin Rush
Categories: Patriotism
Date: April 18, 1808
John Adams letter to his wife Abigail; President Franklin D. Roosevelt had this lettered in gold in the marble over the fireplace in the State Dining Room of the White House. The quotation above follows the capitalization used in the inscription.
Categories: Presidency
Date: November 2, 1800
John Adams to Colonel Ward
Categories: Slavery
Date: January 8, 1810

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