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John Adams

John Adams (October 30 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American patriot who served as the second President of the United States (1797–1801) and the first Vice President (1789–97). He was a lawyer, diplomat, statesman, political theorist, and, as a Founding Father, a leader of the movement for American independence from Great Britain.

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There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man livin
A desire to be observed considered esteemed praised beloved and admired by his fellows is one of th
Old minds are like old horses, you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives and thereby have consented to my own ruin to

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