John Adams

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Biography of John Adams

John Quincy Adams was born October 30th, 1735 in Quincy, Massachusetts. He was the first of John Adams and Susana Adams.His father was not only one of our nations founding fathers, first vice president and second president, but he was a respected congregationalist deacon, local farmer,and a town councilman.

John Adams married Abigail Adams, his third cousin, in 1764 and had 6 children.

Adams was identified with the patriot cause, as a result of his opposition to the Stamp Act of 1765.

John Adams was a federalist, he believed that the colonies should have a strong sable government and that the executive branch should stand above politics, he once said "There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."

He cared for the colonies and wanted only the best for the colonists and wanted to make sure each one had a chance, which is also why he would take any case and defend each person without hesitation.

Some of John Adams major contributions were ratifying the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. He was member of the fist and second continental congress, he helped to invent the two-party system, and after the revolution he served as a diplomat to France to make sure that America did not start a war with them.

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Citizenship is the status of being a citizen. Being able to live there freely, work, vot, and pay taxes. John Adams showed citizenship through the acts of defending the civilians when the Boston Massacre occurred an example would be that "He believed that every person deserved a defense, and he took the case without hesitation." (
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Integrity is the quality if being honest and having strong moral principles; Moral uprightness. John Adams does have integrity, for example, he once said, "I am determined this morning to make a direct motion that Congress should adopt the army before Boston." He also rose to make the case for the declaration to be issued without delay. He was determined to make the United States a better place and for all of us to be united.
President John Adams Biography