John Adams – 2nd President of the United States

 

   John Adams was the second president of the United States from 1797-1801. Prior to his service as President Adams served as Vice President and was a leading advocate of Independence from Britain.  He was an American Founding Father who promoted republicanism as well as a strong central government. He assisted Thomas Jefferson in the writing of the Declaration of Independence and promoted it in Congress. The major accomplishment of his presidency was the peaceful resolution of the Quasi-War conflict with France. John Adams was born October 30, 1795 and…

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John Quincy Adams – 6th President of the US

 

 John Quincy Adams was the sixth President of the United States from 1825-1829. He served as an American Diplomat, Senator and Congressional representative. Adams  was a member of the Federalist,  Democratic-Republican, National-Republican , Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of former President John Adams and Abigail Adams. While serving as diplomat Adams played a key role in the negotiation of many international treaties. The Treaty of Ghent was the most notable as it brought an end to the War of 1812. As President Adams focusede on modernizing the…

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Calvin Coolidge – 30th President of the US

 

 Calvin Coolidge ( (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) born John Calvin Coolidge was the 30th President of the United States from 1923-1929. Coolidge is the only President to have been born on Independence Day, July 4th. Coolidge’s early career  began as a Republican Lawyer in Vermont who “worked his way up the ladder” serving in the Vermont House of Representatives,  Vermont  Senate and Governor of Massachusetts.  Coolidge’s actions during the Boston Police Strike earned him the reputation of a “man with decisive action” and his election as the 29th Vice…

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John F. Kennedy – 35th President of the US

 

   John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963) often referred to as JFK was the 35th President of the United States. At the age of 43 years old is the youngest president to ever have been elected and the first president to have been elected who was born in the 20th century. He defeated then Vice President Richard Nixon and Republican candidate in the 1960 US election. Kennedy is the only President to have ever won a Pulitzer Prize. “Events during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile…

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Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Senate

 

  Elizabeth Warren (née Herring; born June 22, 1949) is an American bankruptcy law expert and Harvard Law School professor. Her work as a national policy advocate led to the conception and establishment of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She has written a number of academic and popular works, and is a frequent subject of media interviews regarding the American economy and personal finance. She won the general election on November 6, 2012, and will be the first female senator from Massachusetts to sit in the US Senate. Read…

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Gov. Deval Patrick (D)

 

  Deval Laurdine Patrick (born July 31, 1956) is the 71st and current Governor of Massachusetts. A member of the Democratic Party, Patrick served as an Assistant United States Attorney General under President Bill Clinton. He is the state’s first African American governor and the second African American to be elected governor of any US state. Born and raised by a single mother on the South Side of Chicago, Patrick won a scholarship to Milton Academy in Massachusetts in the eighth grade. He went on to attend Harvard College and…

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Edward “Ted” M. Kennedy- (D – MA)

 

 Our condolences go out to his family and friends.  Here is the family statement posted on Ted’s official senate site, ““Edward M. Kennedy—the husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle we loved so deeply—died late Tuesday night at home in Hyannis Port. We’ve lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joyous light in our lives, but the inspiration of his faith, optimism, and perseverance will live on in our hearts forever…”

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