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John Adams

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As our second president, John Adams was known for his ability as a great orator. After Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, it was John Adams who delivered it to Congress with a power of thought and expression that moved us from our seats. During Adams term, the Navy Department and Marine Corps were Created (1798), the Capital moved to Washington, D.C. (1800) and the Library of Congress was established (1800).

​Presidential Years: 1797-1801

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