Mandeville, LA - On the 45th Anniversary of the passage of the Declaration of Independence, Secretary of State, John Quincy Adams, delivered the following remarks to the members of the 22nd Congress in attendance. The reader wil N.B. that Adams acknowledges the Declaration of Independence while restating that it was American Custom to "(sic)...respected the independence of other nations while asserting and maintaining her own." There is no trace of any of the arrogant, baseless and loud pronunciations of today's "conservatives" of American superiority or as a "shaper of events" even. You will also N.B. Adams' famous "in search of monsters to destroy" pronouncement.