Unformatted text preview: Virginia Company - ∙ The Virginia Company was chartered in 1606 by King James I and VI of England and Scotland as a colonial venture along the Atlantic seaboard. Despite gradual economic progress, widespread casualties led to the loss of the charter in 1624 and the eventual dissolution of the company in 1630. Virginia Resolutions - ∙ The Virginia Resolutions, authored anonymously by James Madison in 1799 out of opposition to the Alien and Sedition Acts, were a milder rebuke to the federal government than Jefferson's caustic Kentucky Resolutions. 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...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
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