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  • ADAMS, JOHN° — (1735–1826), first vice president (1789–97) and second president (1797–1801) of the United States. Adams, a champion of religious freedom and separation of church and state, was also a fervent admirer of the Old Testament in the tradition of his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Adams,John — Adams, John. 1735 1826. The first Vice President (1789 1797) and second President (1797 1801) of the United States. He was a major figure during the American Revolution, the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, and the shaping of the… …   Universalium

  • Adams, John — born Oct. 30, 1735, Braintree, Mass. died July 4, 1826, Quincy, Mass., U.S. U.S. politician, first vice president (1789–97) and second president (1797–1801) of the U.S. After graduating from Harvard College in 1755, he practiced law in Boston. In …   Universalium

  • Adams, John — (1735–1826)    An American revolutionary leader, a Federalist, and second President of the United States (1797–1801). Adams was at the forefront of protests in Britain’s American colonies against taxation without representation. In 1774, he was… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Adams, John — ► (1735 1826) Segundo presidente de E.U.A. (1797 1801). Participó en la protesta contra las medidas fiscales británicas. Fue el primer embajador estadounidense en Londres. * * * (30 oct. 1735, Braintree, Mass., EE.UU.–4 jul. 1826, Quincy, Mass.) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ADAMS, JOHN —    the second president of the United States, and a chief promoter of their independence (1739 1826) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Adams, John —    Came to Nova Scotia from Boston. Appointed member of the Council, 1720. After the death of Lawrence Armstrong, administered the government during 1739 and 1740. Returned to Boston, 1740, as blindness prevented him from attending to his duties …   The makers of Canada

  • ADAMS (JOHN) [1947- ] — ADAMS JOHN (1947 ) Le compositeur américain John Coolidge Adams naît le 15 février 1947 à Worcester, dans le Massachusetts. Ses études musicales le conduisent à travailler la clarinette, à étudier la composition avec Leon Kirchner, David Del… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Adams, John Quincy — Adams, John Quincy, des vorigen Sohn, geb. 1767 in Massachusetts, 6. Präsident der nordamerik. Union, begleitete als Knabe seinen Vater nach Europa und betrat später ebenfalls die diplomatische Laufbahn, namentlich schloß er mit England 1814 den… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Adams,John Quincy — Adams, John Quincy. 1767 1848. The sixth President of the United States (1825 1829). As secretary of state (1817 1825) he helped formulate the Monroe Doctrine. After his presidency he served in the House of Representatives (1831 1848), where he… …   Universalium

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