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John Quincy Adams
John Quincy
John Quincy
Adams (/ˈkwɪnzi/ ( listen);[a] July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, minister and ambassador to foreign nations, and treaty negotiator, United States Senator, U.S. Representative (Congressman) from Massachusetts, and the sixth president of the United States from 1825 to 1829. He was the son of second president John Adams (1735–1826, served 1797–1801) and his wife, Abigail Adams. He was a member of the Federalists, like his father, but later switched to the Jeffersonian Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties when they were organized. Adams shaped early American foreign policy using his ardently nationalist commitment to U.S. republican values
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British America
British America
British America
refers to the English territories in North America (including Bermuda), Central America, the Caribbean, and Guyana
Guyana
from 1607 to 1783. Formally, the British colonies in North America
North America
were known as British America
British America
and the British West Indies
British West Indies
until 1776, when the Thirteen Colonies
Thirteen Colonies
declared their independence and formed the United States
United States
of America.[1] After that, the term British North America was used to describe the remainder of Britain's continental North American possessions
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Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia
District of Columbia
and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.[4] Founded after the American Revolution
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Province Of Massachusetts Bay
The Province of Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Bay[2] was a crown colony in British North America and one of the thirteen original states of the United States from 1776. It was chartered on October 7, 1691 by William III and Mary II, the joint monarchs of the kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The charter took effect on May 14, 1692, and included the Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Bay Colony, the Plymouth Colony, the Province of Maine, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. The modern Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts
is the direct successor. Maine has been a separate U.S. state since 1820, and Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
and New Brunswick are now Canadian provinces, having been part of the colony only until 1697. The name Massachusetts
Massachusetts
comes from the Massachusett
Massachusett
Indians, an Algonquian tribe
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United States Senate
Majority (50)     Republican (50)Minority (49)     Democratic (47)      Independents (2) caucusing with the DemocratsVacant (1)     Vacant (1)Length of term6 yearsElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-post; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 states.Last electionNovember 8, 2016 (34 seats)Next electionNovember 6, 2018 (33 seats)Meeting placeSenate chamber United States
United States
Capitol Washington
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James Lloyd (Massachusetts Politician)
James
James
is a common French and English surname and an English given name: James
James
(name), the typically masculine first name James
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James A. Bayard (elder)
James Asheton Bayard Sr. (July 28, 1767 – August 6, 1815) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware
Delaware
and U.S. Senator from Delaware.[1]Contents1 Early life and family 2 U.S. House of Representatives 3 U.S. Senate and Peace Commissioner 4 Death and legacy 5 Almanac 6 Notes 7 References 8 External links 9 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] See also: Bayard family Bayard was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Dr. James Asheton Bayard and Ann Hodge. The Bayards descended from a sister of Dutch Director-General Petrus Stuyvesant
Petrus Stuyvesant
and came to Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Maryland in 1698. Upon the premature death of his parents, the younger James went to live with his uncle, Colonel John Bubenheim Bayard, in Philadelphia
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United States Secretary Of State
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States
United States
of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.[4][5] The Secretary of State is nominated by the President of the United States and, following a confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, is confirmed by the United States Senate. The Secretary of State, along with the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defense, and Attorney General, are generally regarded as the four most important Cabinet members because of the importance of their respective departments.[6] Secretary of State is a Level I position in the Executive Schedule and thus earns the salary prescribed for that level (currently $205,700).[3] The current acting Secretary of State is John J. Sullivan
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JQA (other)
JQA
JQA
refers to John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States. JQA
JQA
may also refer to:IATA code for Qaarsut Airport, in northwestern Greenland Japan Quality Assurance Organization, a certification agency in Japan responsible for certifying
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Whig Party (United States)
The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States. Four United States
United States
Presidents belonged to the party while in office.[5] It emerged in the 1830s as the leading opponent of Jacksonians, pulling together former members of the National Republican (one of the successors of the Democratic-Republican Party) and the Anti-Masonic Party. It had links to the upscale traditions of the Federalist Party. Along with the rival Democratic Party, it was central to the Second Party System
Second Party System
from the early 1840s to the mid-1860s.[6] It originally formed in opposition to the policies of President Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
(in office 1829–1837) and his Democratic Party
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Vice President Of The United States
The Vice President of the United States
United States
(informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States
United States
as the President of the Senate under
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U.S. House Of Representatives
Majority (238)     Republican (238)Minority (193)     Democratic (193)Vacant (4)     Vacant (4)Length of termTwo yearsElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-post in most states; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 statesLast electionNovember 8, 2016Next electionNovember 6, 2018Redistricting State legislatures or redistricting commissions, varies by stateMeeting placeHouse of Representatives chamber United States
United States

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William Vans Murray
William Vans Murray
William Vans Murray
(February 9, 1760 – December 11, 1803) was an American lawyer, politician, and statesman. He served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1788 to 1790, and in the United States
United States
House of Representatives from 1791 to 1797. He was the United States Ambassador to the Netherlands
Netherlands
from 1797 to 1801.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Career 1.3 Death2 References 3 External linksBiography[edit] Early life[edit] William Vans Murray
William Vans Murray
was born on February 9, 1760 in Glasgow, Cambridge, Maryland. He studied the Law in England. Career[edit] He served in the Maryland
Maryland
House of Delegates from 1788 to 1790. He was then elected to the US House of Representatives from the fifth district of Maryland, serving from 1791 until 1793. He represented the eighth district from 1793 to 1797
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United States Ambassador To Russia
The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Russian Federation is the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary from the United States of America to the Russian Federation. The position is currently held by Jon Huntsman Jr..[1]Contents1 History 2 List of ambassadors2.1 Russian Empire (1780–1917) 2.2 Soviet Union (1933–1991) 2.3 Russian Federation (1992–present)3 Notes 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit]The Ambassador resides in Spaso House, the former mansion of Nikolay Vtorov.The United States first established diplomatic relations with the Russian Empire in 1780. Diplomatic relations were broken off in 1917 when the Bolsheviks seized power, and they were not reestablished until 1933. From 1933 to 1991, the United States recognized the Soviet Union
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Henry Wheaton
Henry Wheaton
Henry Wheaton
(November 27, 1785 – March 11, 1848) was a United States lawyer, jurist and diplomat. He was the third reporter of decisions for the United States
United States
Supreme Court, first U.S. minister to Denmark
Denmark
and U.S. minister to Prussia.Contents1 Biography 2 Philosophy 3 Works 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] He was born at Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated from Brown University (then called Rhode Island
Rhode Island
College) in 1802, was admitted to the bar in 1805, and, after two years’ study abroad in Poictiers
Poictiers
and London,[1][2] practiced law at Providence (1807-1812) and at New York City (1812-1827). From 1812 to 1815, he edited National Advocate, the organ of the administration party
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Massachusetts's 12th Congressional District
Massachusetts's twelfth congressional district is an obsolete district. It was eliminated in 1983 after the 1980 U.S. Census. Its last location was in southeastern Massachusetts and its last Congressman was Gerry Studds, who was redistricted into the tenth district.Contents1 Cities and towns in the district1.1 1790s–1830s 1.2 1880s–1900s 1.3 1910s 1.4 1920s 1.5 1940s 1.6 1950s–1980s2 List of representatives 3 ReferencesCities and towns in the district[edit] 1790s–1830s[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (November 2013)1880s–1900s[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (November 2013)1910s[edit] Suffolk County: Boston Wards 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 24.[1] 1920s[edit] Boston (Wards 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21).[2] 1940s[edit] Boston (Wards 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17).[3] 1950s–1980s[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it
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