William Johnson Research Paper

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William Johnson is a United States Senator of Connecticut. Johnson is also a politician and a clergyman. Johnson is a major benefactor for the Constitution Convention. Johnson helps influences the decision of the debate at the Constitution Convention. William Johnson is born on October 7, 1727, at Stratford, Connecticut. William Johnson is an important person before the American Revolution because he is the son of Samuel Johnson. People knew Johnson’s father as an Anglican clergyman Johnson’s father will also become the president of Kings College. William Johnson received his primary education at home. After Johnson finish his primary education, he will learn at Yale College and will graduate from Yale College on 1774. After Johnson…show more content…
Johnson will serve as a Connecticut agent, to help put the colony’s title on a Native American land. While Johnson is at Britain, he will soon realize that Britain’s policy is mostly made up of American’s conditions. When the Patriots become wild up with their demands, Johnson knew that he couldn’t be part of the Patriots actions. Johnson agrees that the Patriots were correct about their actions but he have trouble from breaking up with his mother country. Johnson avoids associating with the Patriots by rejecting his election to the First Continental Congress and this move of Johnson will make the Patriots remove him from the militia command. Another move from Johnson will be criticized by the number of people. Johnson will meet with General Thomas Gage because he strongly wants the fighting at Lexington and Concord to end. William Johnson will soon be arrested because the people think Johnson is with the enemy. Soon the charges against Johnson will be drop. After Johnson charges are a drop, Johnson is thinking that the American Revolution wasn 't necessary and trying to get independence will make everyone unnecessarily…show more content…
William Johnson has a major role at the Philadelphia Convention. Johnson major role at the Convention is his speeches on the subject of representation, the speech has a great contribution to the debate. Johnson favors a strong federal government because he believes it will protect the rights of Connecticut and the other states. Johnson’s favor of a strong federal government led him to support the New Jersey Plan. At the Convention Johnson is against the ex-post facto law. Johnson is an important benefactor at the final stages of framing the Constitution. Johnson will serve as one of the five-member of the Committee of
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