John Adams, the second president of the United States.

John Adams

John Adams, the second president of the United States.

John Quincy Adams, son of John Adams and sixth president of the United States.

John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams, son of John Adams and sixth president of the United States.

The wife of John Quincy Adams. She served as First Lady of the United States from 1825 to 1829.

Louisa Catherine Adams

The wife of John Quincy Adams. She served as First Lady of the United States from 1825 to 1829.

"This enterprising merchant, founder of the American Fur Company, was born in a village near Heidelberg, in Germany." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

John Jacob Astor

"This enterprising merchant, founder of the American Fur Company, was born in a village near Heidelberg,…

John C. Calhoun (March 18, 1782 - March 31, 1850) was a leading Southern politician and political philosopher from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century. He is perhaps best known as the first Vice President to resign his office. Illustration of John C, Calhoun's grave.

John C. Calhoun's Grave

John C. Calhoun (March 18, 1782 - March 31, 1850) was a leading Southern politician and political philosopher…

John C. Calhoun, a senator from South Carolina who instigated the doctrine of nullification in his state.

John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun, a senator from South Carolina who instigated the doctrine of nullification in his state.

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light." Matthew 17:1-2 KJV

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high…

"Average weight five pounds; found on the European coasts, and celebrated for the delicacy of its flesh. This fish, having a golden spot on each side of it, contends with the haddock for the hnor of bearing the marks of St. Peter's fingers, each supposed to have been that out of whose mouth the apostle took the tribute-money, leaving on its sides in proof of the identity, the marks of his finger and thumb." — Goodrich, 1859

John Doree

"Average weight five pounds; found on the European coasts, and celebrated for the delicacy of its flesh.…

John Ericsson (July 31, 1803 – March 8, 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer, as was his brother, Nils Ericson. He was born at Langbanshyttan in Varmland, Sweden, but primarily came to be active in the United States.

John Ericsson

John Ericsson (July 31, 1803 – March 8, 1889) was a Swedish inventor and mechanical engineer,…

"And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray. And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy; And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch. And he went forward a little, and fell on the ground, and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him." Mark 14:32-35 KJV

Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane

"And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while…

An early English poet, and friend of Chaucer.

John Gower

An early English poet, and friend of Chaucer.

John Hancock, prominent colonial statesman and first to sign the Declaration of Independence

John Hancock

John Hancock, prominent colonial statesman and first to sign the Declaration of Independence

John Jay, an American ambassador sent to England to negotiate a treaty with the British.

John Jay

John Jay, an American ambassador sent to England to negotiate a treaty with the British.

Scene from the story, "Hidden Treasure."

John

Scene from the story, "Hidden Treasure."

John of England.

John of England

John of England.

John the Fearless.

John the Fearless

John the Fearless.

The King of England from April 6, 1199, until his death, October 18, 1216.

King John

The King of England from April 6, 1199, until his death, October 18, 1216.

"A general joy spread through the kingdom on the publication of the Great Charter." — Goodrich, 1844

King John signing the Magna Carta

"A general joy spread through the kingdom on the publication of the Great Charter." — Goodrich,…

John Smith, an early colonial settler and leader.

John Smith

John Smith, an early colonial settler and leader.

"And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart: and he was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his garments became white as the light. And behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elijah talking with him." Matthew 17:1-3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus talking with Moses (left) and Elijah (right). Peter, James, and John appear in the foreground.

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them…

"While he was yet speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold, a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him. And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid. And Jesus came and touched them and said, Arise, and be not afraid. And lifting up their eyes, they saw no one, save Jesus only." Matthew 17:5-8 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus speaking to Peter, James, and John after the transfiguration on the mountain.

Jesus Speaks to His Disciples after the Transfiguration

"While he was yet speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold, a voice out of the…

John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States.

John Tyler

John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States.

First Lady of the United States of America from 1841 until her death in 1842.

Letitia Christian Tyler

First Lady of the United States of America from 1841 until her death in 1842.

John La Warr Gules crusily silver with a silver lion.

La Warr

John La Warr Gules crusily silver with a silver lion.

A portrait of John G. Whittier. Whittier was a Quaker poet and advocated for abolishment of slavery.

John G. Whittier

A portrait of John G. Whittier. Whittier was a Quaker poet and advocated for abolishment of slavery.

"A copy of one of the cuts in the Apocalypsis. It represents St. John preaching to three men and a woman, with the inscription: 'By the preaching of St. John, Drusiana and others are withdrawn from their idols)." — Chambers, 1881

Wood Engraving

"A copy of one of the cuts in the Apocalypsis. It represents St. John preaching to three men and a woman,…

John Wycliffe (mid-1320s &ndash; 31 December 1384) was an English theologian, translator and reformist. Wycliffe was an early dissident in the Roman Catholic Church during the 14th century. He is considered the founder of the Lollard movement, a precursor to the Protestant Reformation (for this reason, he is sometimes called "The Morning Star of the Reformation"). He was one of the earliest opponents of papal encroachment on secular power. Wycliffe was also an early advocate for translation of the Bible directly from the Vulgate into vernacular English in the year 1382, now known as the WycliffeBible. It is believed that he personally translated the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John; and it is possible he translated the entire New Testament, while his associates translated the Old Testament. Wycliff's Bible appears to have been completed by 1384, with additional updated versions being done by Wycliffe's assistant John Purvey and others in 1388 and 1395

John Wycliffe

John Wycliffe (mid-1320s – 31 December 1384) was an English theologian, translator and reformist.…