How Did Henry Adams Contribute To Society

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The Adams family has contributed a great amount to America. John and John Quincy were both presidents of the United States of America. Henry Adams published a novel about America during the time of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Charles Frances Adams Jr. served as a colonel during the Civil War and later published novels. All of the Adams served a great purpose in making America as it is today. First, John Adams served as the first Vice President of the United States and the second President of the United States. John was the first president who belonged to a political party and he also negotiated the Treaty of Paris. His wife, Abigail Adams, first First Lady to live at the White House. She and John had a son and they named him John Quincy Adams. John Quincy was the sixth President of the United States. He gave orders to build roads, canals, ports, a national university, railroads, etc. All three of these Adams contributed something very important to the United States of America.…show more content…
Charles was an overseer of the Harvard University and he also built Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts. One of his sons, Charles Frances Adams Jr., was a colonel in the Civil War and later became a railroad regulator, author, and a member of the Massachusetts Park Commission. Finally, one of Charles Frances Adams Jr.’s sons was Henry Adams. Henry is known for publishing his novel, History of the United States During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. He eventually won the Pulitzer Prize for one of his previously published memoirs. In 1894, he was elected president of the American Historical Association. He contributed a great amount as an American historian and
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