litical science in which history had an important place, with results that have been far reaching.
He gathered around him an able group of assistants and set standards which have had much influence in a university which, as the event showed, was about to take a large place in our educational life.
At Johns Hopkins the same kind of work was done by Herbert B. Adams (1850– 1901), whose name will ever have place in the story of historical development in this country.
He was born at Shutesbury, Massachusetts, graduated at Amherst in 1872, was awarded the doctorate at Heidelberg in 1876, and was appointed a fellow at the Johns Hopkins University in the same year.
The illustrious position of that university offered a stage for the development of his talents.
Among the mature and capable students who gathered around him he became an enthusiastic leader.
No man knew better how to stimulate a young man to attempt authorship.
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