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John Adams, American Founding Father and the “Atlas of Independence”

Born in Braintree (present-day Quincy), Massachusetts, on October 30, 1735, John Adams was the oldest of John and Susanna Boylston Adams’ three sons. The elder Adams was a farmer and shoemaker who also served as a Congregationalist deacon and an official … Continue reading

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Benjamin Rush, Signer of the Declaration of Independence and “Father of American Psychiatry”

Although he had his detractors, Benjamin Rush was considered (USHistory.org) an “eminent physician, writer, educator, humanitarian, and as interesting a figure as one could find in the formation of the United States. A wildly popular and much loved man, he was … Continue reading

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