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Wednesday, July 24, 2013


John Adams
Second President of the United States (1797-1801)
Signer of Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights

On ‘The Hebrews’

John Adams (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was the second president of the United States (1797–1801), having earlier served as the first vice president of the United States. An American Founding Father, he was a statesman, diplomat, and a leading advocate of American independence from Great Britain. Well educated, he was an Enlightenment political theorist who promoted republicanism and wrote prolifically about his often seminal ideas... » Full Bio
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This Day In History 237 Years Ago
American War for Independence
July 24, 1776

Hancock Scolds Schuyler

In a letter to Major General Phillip Schuyler on this day in 1776, Congressional President John Hancock accuses the officer of tolerating discord among soldiers from different states under his command. Disappointed, Hancock told Schuyler that Congress was "concerned to find there should be a necessity of recommending harmony to the officers and troops of different States under your command & nothing can show greater weakness or wickedness than to throw provincial reflections on one another, which must have direct tendency to impede public service, and weaken the union of the American States." » Full Article

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