John Adams - legislative branch serving from 1831 until his death in 1848 Henry Adams Henry Adams was the great-grandson of John Adams the grandson

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John Adams - John Adams was the second President of the United States, serving from  1797-1801. He had previously served as a foreign minister to Britain and as vice  president under George Washington from 1789-1797. He was the last of the Federalist  presidents, and suffered from a difficult tenure in office, plagued by the XYZ Affair and  the ensuing controversy over the Alien and Sedition Acts. Toward the close of his life, he  maintained a lengthy correspondence with Jefferson despite previous political  differences.  John Quincy Adams - John Quincy Adams was the sixth President of the United States,  serving from 1825-1829. Son to John Adams and Abigail Adams, he was a longstanding  Congressman from Massachusetts and later Secretary of State under James Monroe.  After stepping down from executive office upon his defeat at the hands of Andrew  Jackson in the 1828 presidential election, Adams returned for a second tenure in the 
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Unformatted text preview: legislative branch, serving from 1831 until his death in 1848. Henry Adams - Henry Adams was the great-grandson of John Adams, the grandson of John Quincy Adams, and the son of Charles Francis Adams, who served as United States Ambassador to Britain during the Civil War. A historian of the highest repute, Adams' main project was a nine volume history of the United States in the period from 1800-1817, which covered the Presidential administrations of Jefferson and James Madison. Marie-Antoinette - Marie-Antoinette, wife of the fated French monarch, Louis XVI, was known for her opposition to reforms in favor of the lower classes. In the mayhem caused by the French Revolution and the ensuing Reign of Terror, she was executed by guillotine ten months after her deposed husband, on October 16, 1793....
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