John Adams
John Adams
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John Adams

John Adams

John Adams was born in 1735 on October 30th. He was born in Massachusetts. He attended Harvard College at the age of sixteen. His father wanted greatly to see his son as a minister.

He graduated in 1755 and taught a school in Worcester for a few years. He decided after years of thinking about it that he would become a lawyer.

In 1764, he married Abigail Smith. She was the daughter of a Congregational minister. One of his children, who was to be a future President of the U.S., was named John Quincy Adams.

John Adams was the first to oppose the Stamp Act. The Boston Massacre lead him to defend the soldiers involved. John Adams was afraid this would hurt his reputation, but he agreed to defend them. The soldiers were then charged of manslaughter instead of murder. ||



John Adams was born in 1735 on October 30th. He was born in Massachusetts. He attended Harvard College at the age of sixteen. His father wanted greatly to see his son as a minister.
He graduated in 1755 and taught a school in Worcester for a few years. He decided after years of thinking about it that he would become a lawyer.

In 1764, he married Abigail Smith. She was the daughter of a Congregational minister. One of his children, who was to be a future President of the U.S., was named John Quincy Adams.

John Adams was the first to oppose the Stamp Act. The Boston Massacre lead him to defend the soldiers involved. John Adams was afraid this would hurt his reputation, but he agreed to defend them. The soldiers were then charged of manslaughter instead of murder.