John Quincy Adams

The United States of America

Title<p>The United States of America<p>Names<p>Collection<p>Dates / Origin<p>Date Issued: 1801<p>Place: Philadelphia,<p>Library locations<p>Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6062 …

United States

America Doesn’t Need Another Weakling NATO Ally

At last week’s NATO summit, President Donald Trump denounced the allies for taking advantage of American taxpayers. Then he approved their latest …

Geopolitics

In Defense of Andrew Jackson

Overview<p>In Defense of Andrew Jackson by Bradley Birzer<p>The tide of working class anxiety that drove Donald Trump into the White House is not a new, …

Andrew Jackson

MBTA Takes A Buck Off Braintree Parking Hike

The price hike will be $2 instead of $3.<p>BRAINTREE, MA — You'll still be paying more to park at the Braintree MBTA station, but you won't be paying as …

Transit

The Trent Affair: When America and Great Britain Nearly Went to War

The Civil War almost went global.In November 1861, word swept through London that an American warship, James Adger, in port at Southampton, was …

Great Britain

Trump says he trusts Putin over US intelligence when it comes to election interference

In a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin following their first summit, President Donald Trump cast doubt on U.S. intelligence findings that Russia attempted to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.<p>The president said that while members of his own administration had …

Conservative View

American Experience

John and Abigail Adams | Article<p>Biography: John Quincy Adams<p>John Adams expected great things from his eldest son, John Quincy. "You came into life …

George Washington

On Bastille Day, a reminder that Thomas Jefferson got the French Revolution totally wrong

The French Revolution began on July 14, 1789, when the exasperated citizens of Paris, spurred on by relatively small cadre of middle-class …

World History

Can the Liberal Arts Save Our Souls?

If one cannot hope for an informed citizenry—and the evidence is overwhelming that such a hope is futile—one must hope for something else: a <i>formed</i> …

Aristotle

Revenge for Merrick Garland? Democrats don't have history on their side

In 2016, Republicans argued that voters should get a say in the presidential contest before filling the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. They refused to consider President Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland. Now, four months before the midterms, President Trump has …

School Administration

Christian Pseudo-Historian: The 4th of July Is Actually a Religious Holiday

Everyday's a religious holiday when you make up the facts.

Religion

Warfare and Welfare

• http://global.oup.com/academic/covers/uk/pop-up/9780198779599<p>Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries<p>Edited by <b>Herbert</b> …

Tea Party

Today In History, July 11: World Chess Championship

In 1767, John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States, was born in Braintree, Massachusetts.<p>On July 11, 1804, Vice President Aaron …

St. Louis

James Monroe - American Revolutionary War Forums

James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was the fifth President of the United States (1817–1825). Monroe was the last president who was a …

James Madison

RedState’s Watercooler, 7/11 Open Thread: Slurpee Day Stack of Weird

Welcome back to another installment of the Watercooler, RedState’s daily Open Thread! Today, we’ve got…Weird News• As if ever-shrinking airline seats …

Babe Ruth

Super Bowl-winning Eagles coach says God had a plan for his team

Doug Pederson credits the Holy Spirit with bringing his team to victory.<p>“Nothing is done without prayer,” remarked Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach …

Doug Pederson

On This Day..... July 11

30 minutes ago<p><b>JULY 11TH</b><p>TODAY IS ALL AMERICAN PET PHOTO DAY<br>• TODAY IS NATIONAL 7-ELEVEN DAY<br>• TODAY IS NATIONAL MOJITO DAY<br>• TODAY IS NATIONAL BLUEBERRY …

Pop Culture

Who needs NATO?

<i>Isolation is much less dangerous than the danger of being dragged into wars which do not concern us.</i><p><i>— Lord Salisbury, 1896</i><p>Speaking recently of NATO, …

Geopolitics

another Corrupt Bargain is on the horizon

The commonplace of referring to the pardon of Nixon as a corrupt bargain has not yet been fully established even 40 years later, yet we may be onto …

Gerald Ford

Why our happiness has gone to the dogs

It took me back to another drinks evening and one of my rare visits to The Lodge, hosted by the then prime minister, Julia Gillard. At her side …

Angela Merkel

If tech CEOs were Founding Fathers, here's who they'd be

It's time to celebrate America. What better way to cheers to the old white men who created America than to honor the middle-aged white men who still …

Silicon Valley

Why do we celebrate the 4th of July? – Beachgoers weigh in on the crucial question!

Today is the fourth of July and believe it or not, some people haven’t a clue why we celebrate the day.<p>Just watch:<p>He was asking about the most basic …

Conservative View

Alabama's Alexander Hamilton and John Quincy Adams talk about their names, experiences

Two Alabama men who share names with two of America's founding fathers talked with ABC 33/40 this Fourth of July.<p>“My name is Alexander Hamilton, …

History

On July 4, Let's Pray for Independence of, by, and for We the People

Tattered-American-Flag<br>(Image by DJANDYW.COM) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>After 204 years or so, I guess it's too late to change our …

Liberal View

Quiz: Do You Know Fourth Of July History?

Independence Day is filled with parades and picnics, fireworks, fairs and other festivities. Amid these celebrations, however, it’s important to …

George Washington

The 34 colleges that produced the most US presidents

1/<p>Fordham University: One president<p>Wikipedia; iStock; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider<p>Donald Trump attended this Bronx-based Jesuit school before …

College & University

An Emerging World Power

In 1824 the Marquis de Lafayette returned to the United States at the invitation of President James Monroe. Over 14 months, he visited all 24 states. …

History

Honor the Founding Fathers. Take this Fourth of July quiz.

Independence Day is filled with parades and picnics, fireworks, fairs and other festivities. Amid these celebrations, however, it’s important to …

George Washington

My bet on the American experiment

Sometimes, in the course of American events, Independence Day falls at a time when it’s easy to be discouraged about the trajectory of the nation. It is hard to be devoted to one’s country when one gets the impression that other citizens are not reciprocating that feeling. This is particularly true …

Political Science

The Most Bizarre Pets of Presidents

Which president kept an alligator?<p>Some could accuse presidents of being parrots of their party but George Washington and James Madison had parrots in …

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