John Adams courtney cox

Early Life

John Adams was born on October 30, 1735, in Braintree, Massachusetts on the family farm. John was named after his father, a deacon of the church. His father was also, at times, the town's tax collector, selectman, constable and lieutenant of the military.


He went to Harvard college. he was also part of the federalist party.


He was a leader of the american revolution. John was a teacher and then he went on to be a lawyer.


Adams took office in March 1797, and his presidency was quickly taken up with foreign affairs. 2nd president 1 term for a total of 4yrs

Impact and legacy

Speech: “Sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish, I give my hand and my heart to this vo We may die; die Colonists, die slaves, die, it may be, ignominiously and on the scaffold. Be it so. Be it so.” He was well known throughout the country and most people expected him to win


Was the 1st president to live in white house.Defended British soldiers after the Boston massacre. There is no monument for him in Washington DC. He blamed a day of fasting for his re election defeat.

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