Monthly Archives: September 2013

  1. John Quincy Adams, MLIS

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    September 30, 2013 by Lorene

    Quincy took over the State Department in 1818. Quoting from page 200 of Unger’s book: “State Department papers had been …
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  2. Half-Blood Princess?

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    September 26, 2013 by Lorene

    Quincy was called from France to London to present the King the documents from the Jay Treaty. He often visited …
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  3. John Quincy Adams – Boy Diplomat

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    September 23, 2013 by Lorene

    His first act of diplomacy was at age 13. While his dad was in Amsterdam looking for financial support for …
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  4. The end of the Era of Good Feelings

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    September 23, 2013 by Lorene

    Many major advances in the arts and education happened during Monroe’s time as President, also known for a while as …
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  5. Nepotism 19th Century Style

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    September 23, 2013 by Lorene

    With only a salary of $25,000 a year, Monroe had to support his family, pay for official and unofficial entertainment, …
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  6. “White House”

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    September 23, 2013 by Lorene

    Like Washington, Monroe toured the states as President. When he came back from one of his tours in September, 1819, …
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  7. While the Capitol Burns

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    September 23, 2013 by Lorene

    In 1814, when British troops landed on either side of the capitol city, Monroe “commandeered a small fleet of boats …
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