Tag Archives: Charles Francis Adams

Louisa Adams, Neglected First Lady

No one had a better resume for becoming a First Lady than Louisa Catherine Adams. Louisa: Englishwoman of High Standing Louisa Catherine Johnson was born in England and well educated in a convent school in Paris. Her American father had … Continue reading

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John Hay, TR and Lincoln’s Hair

John Hay had just graduated from Brown University when he met Abraham Lincoln. Hay and Lincoln John Hay (1838-1905) was the nephew of Milton Hay, an Illinois attorney and friend of Abraham Lincoln, nominated in 1860 as the Republican candidate … Continue reading

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Abe, Steve, Breck and Bell: A Multi-Colored Map

If one “back-lit” the now traditional red-blue election map, one would find FIVE colors in the 1860s elections. The Unionists and Secessionists were about to collide in the irrepressible conflict. The Black States: In this case, the “black” colored states … Continue reading

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The Adams Sorrow: The Second Generation

   John Quincy Adams was never a teetotaler. The eldest son of John and Abigail could even be considered a heavy drinker. The Second Adams Generation Having spent his formative years in the great capitals of Europe, John Quincy Adams … Continue reading

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