John Adams Father

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John Adams was on the founding fathers of the Declaration of Independence and was the second president of the United States of America. In this essay I will go over Adams early life and his life before and after his presidency. John Adams was born October 30, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He grew up in a comfortable family; his father, John Adams Sr., was a farmer, a Congregationalist deacon and a town councilman.(1) His father was a direct descendent of Puritan emigrants in England, and his mother, Susanna Boylston Adams, was a descendent of Boylston of Brookline a prominent family in the Massachusetts colony.(1) Adams attended Harvard University, on a scholarship, at the age of sixteen; he went on the graduate in 1755 at the age of…show more content…
The beginning of his contribution was strong encouraged by his cousin Samuel Adams.(4) Samuel and James Otis were the leaders of the Sons of Liberty. The group held large riots and intimidated tax collectors all over Boston, but John Adams did not agree with the violent approach that the group was making in protest of the Stamp Act.(4) As a result to his involvement in the Sons of Liberty he soon found himself unemployed; the following day Adams along with two other men where honored with the chance to be councils to the town to support the opening of courts.(4) Finally after many efforts the Stamp Act was repealed on March 18th
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