America’s Original Party of Five Pt. I

June 30, 2010

We all know who shouldered the bulk of writing the Declaration of Independence (click here for a hint), but can you name the other 4 members who made up the original 13 States’ Party of Five?

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Father’s Day Gifts: Bobblehead Edition

June 16, 2010

Nothing says “Happy Fathers Day” like …a Thomas Jefferson bobblehead. Need we say more? (Just in case keep reading).

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John Adams Miniseries

April 28, 2009

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I’ve been watching the much acclaimed HBO miniseries on John Adams starring Paul Giamatti on Netflix and it so far is totally deserving of the hype.

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The 3rd Amigo

January 19, 2009

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Not to be left out, President James Monroe also died on July 4 – in 1831 — five years after Thomas Jefferson and John Adams did.

While each shared a death day, their birthdays were April 28th, April 13th, and October 30th respectively.

Source: Constitution Facts


Jefferson Still Lives

January 16, 2009

Jefferson beats Adams…

On July 4, 1826, Thomas Jefferson famously shuffled off this mortal coil on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, besting John Adams who died later in the day.

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TJTube: John Adams Edition

October 30, 2008

In honor of his recent Emmy wins, I give you TJTube: The John Adams Edition…

TJ and Adams at a drive-through…
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John Adams Wins an Emmy

September 22, 2008
John Adams scores an emmy.

John Adams scores an emmy.

The HBO miniseries John Adams won an Emmy Award for best miniseries last night. Character actor Paul Giamatti also won for his role as Thomas Jefferson’s fellow Founding Father, friend and sometime foil.