Before becoming President in 1797, John Adams built his reputation as a blunt-speaking man of independent mind. A fervent patriot and brilliant intellectual, Adams served as a delegate from Massachuse
Raised on a plantation in sight of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, James Madison, born on March 16, 1751, was a sickly child who never strayed far from his mother's side. His father, James Madis
Jon Meacham’s biography of Thomas Jefferson looks at how the founding father balanced his ideals with pragmatism while also bending others to his will.
It seemed as if everyone rejoiced at the election of our first chief executive except the man himself