Questions tagged [john-adams]

This tag pertains to the first Vice President and second President of the United States of America, John Adams.

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What is the source for John Adams Sr. writing about Hamilton taking blame for Washington?

I know I read a while ago one of John Adams' writings about how people were generally discontented with Washington during the latter years of his administration, but expressed anger towards Hamilton ...
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I'm trying to find a primary source (or some historical authentication) for John Quincy Adams' Toledo War quote.

"Never in the course of my life have I known a controversy of which all the right was so clearly on one side and all the power so overwhelmingly on the other." John Quincy Adams is widely credited to ...
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Did Washington like or dislike the monarchical styles of address proposed by John Adams?

In high school history class a teacher taught us that George Washington desired and sought nobility/monarchy-like titles for his office of President, such as ones involving "Highness", "Majesty", and "...
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