All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘John Adams’

  • John Adams

    Thoughts on Government (1776)

    ~ by James Still ~ In 1776, John Adams was asked to share his opinions on government. In response, Adams wrote several letters and a pamphlet entitled, Thoughts on Government. Adams touched on three branches of government and a system of checks and balances. Thoughts …

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    In Pursuit of Liberty (1765)

    ~ by James Still ~ Without a reminder, the human mind simply forgets. Thomas Paine wrote, “It is at all times necessary… that we frequently refresh our patriotism by reference to first principles.”[1] Writing about America’s first settlers, John Adams reminded his readers of the …

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It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government. ~ Thomas Paine