John Quincy Adams Fight For Freedom

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“You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.”- John Quincy Adams. America has given me the gifts of many things, but above all, America gave me my freedom.
In 1765, the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act to try to get more money, and have power over the 13 colonies. This brought up many riots, and they gradually built up. In the April of 1775, gunfire was exchanged, and “The shot heard ‘round the world” signalled the start of our fight against Britain for freedom. September 3rd, 1783, was when the Treaty of Paris was signed. This not only ended the Revolutionary War, but it gave Americans the freedom they had been struggling for. June 21, 1788, The United States
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