John Adams

Second President

About John Adams

Born October 30, 1735
Braintree, Province Of Massachusetts Bay (now Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.)

Died July 4, 1826 (aged 90) in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.

Resting place United First Perish Church
Quincy, Massachusetts

Political party Federalist

Spouse Abigail Smith (m. 1764; died 1818)

Children- Abigail, John Quincy,Charles and Thomas

Religion Unitarianism
(formerly Congregationalism)

His Life

John Adams was a Harvard educated lawyer. He was a delegate to the first and second Continental Congresses. He also led in the Independence Movement. In the 1780s, Adams served as a diplomat in Europe and helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris. This is all before his presidency. He was the first vice president for two terms and then the second president. Serving as president for two terms also. After presidency Adams returned to his farm in Quincy.

During Presidency

John Adams - 01/08/1798: The Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution of the …
The Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution of the United States is declared in full force by President Adams. It stipulates that federal courts shall not have the jurisdiction over litigation between individuals from one state against individuals from another state. January 08, 1798

John Adams - Congress Approves the First Alien and Sedition Act

On June 18, 1798, Congress approved the first of four acts that collectively became known as the Alien and Sedition Acts. These four acts became the most bitterly contested domestic issue during the presidency of John Adams.

Words Of John Adam

"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."
President John Adams Song - Presidents Day Lesson Plan


Mr President song by John Smits own material by Bandman