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Married to: Abigail Adams
Children: John Quincy Adams, Abigail Adams Smith, Charles Adams, Thomas Boylston Adams, Susanna Adams, and Elizabeth Adams
Death: July 4, 1826
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts
Education: Graduate of Harvard (Lawyer)
Work: Admitted to Massachusetts Bar in 1761 What does John Adams look like? Rachel's Evaluation After all the research that our group did I believe the contribution that I find the most significant, was him signing the Declaration of Independence in 1776. With John Adams signing the Declaration of Independence he was one of the many men that made a significant impact in the United States history. I believe that this is more significant then any other contribution that he made because it changed how things were being run in the United States forever. I feel that if he wasn't a part of signing the Declaration of Independence, the other contributions that he made after that, such as; being appointed the diplomat of France, being elected the United States first Vice President, and elected as the second President of the United States wouldn't have happened. These contributions wouldn't have happened because if he wasn't there during those meetings of creating and then signing the Declaration of Independence he wouldn't have had that experience. Then he might have not had any motivation to do those other contributions. In conclusion, the most significant contribution that John Adams made was sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Areej's Evaluation One of John Adams' contributions is being the 2nd president of the United States. By accomplishing this he highly affected U.S. history! I would rate his contributions a 5. While he was the president, the navy and marine courts were established, which is a huge accomplishment. Also, he "kept the country out of war", there were many battles in the oceans, but war was never declared. The fact that there was no war was a huge contribution to history, because if there was war, the U.S. would've been in a lot of debt or had a lot of losses. It could have also affected the relationship with other countries, which would affect trade and the economy. All these negatives didn't happen, thanks to John Adams for properly controlling these things, and making a difference. This is why I would rate this contribution a 5. John Adams' Historical Contributions I believe that the moral focus virtue that most pertains to my patriot, John Adams, is perseverance. Perseverance means “steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement”-dictionary.com. John Adams demonstrated perseverance, because he had steady persistence in a course of action despite there being many difficulties, many obstacles, and discouragement. John Adams did many great things during his life. Some examples include, but are not limited, to signing the Declaration of Independence, being a leader during the Revolutionary War, being the first vice-president of the United States of America, and being the second president of the United States of America. During all of his contributions, there were many obstacles and difficulties that he had to overcome. However, since he persevered, we can enjoy the many things that he contributed to the society. Many of his obstacles came during his presidency. During his presidency, Adams solved many different types of problems. However, Adams could have solved more, had he not received the opposition that he did. For example, he had a program that included building canals, roads, a national university, an astronomical observatory, and many other great ideas. Nowadays, we would look back on that and know that those are great ideas as we have them today. However, many people back then of the opposing parties and even some of his own parties opposed many of ideas like that. Some even thought that he was getting arrogant because of his narrow victory against Thomas Jefferson when running to become the second president. Not only that, he had Thomas Jefferson, an opposing party member, as his vice-president. To top it all off, he had problems with a split in his own political party, which made it more difficult for him to get votes in his favor. Despite all of this, however, John Adams still managed to accomplish many things that we still look back on such as national banks, founding the Department of the Navy and the U.S. Constitution, creating a national currency, fighting the Quasi War with France, ending a war through diplomacy, passing four bills known as the Alien and Sedition Acts, road-building, etc. This is why I believe that John Adams demonstrated perseverance. The End Thank you for watching and listening to our presentation! John Adams In 1770, John Adams was elected to the Massachusetts Assembly. From 1774 to 1776 he attended the First Continental Congress From 1776 to 1779, John Adams was appointed the Diplomat to France. In 1776, John Adams signed the Declaration of Independence, which was a document which declared the Thirteen Colonies independence from Great Britain. John Adams 1789-1797 By: Rachel, Areej, James, Austin, and Morgen Elected the first vice president Elected
president 1797-1801 376 words James' Evaluation -------> Forever alone grid Extra Random White Space More random White Space Generically speaking, only the background of these words could be considered white space as the words are gray. If you finished reading these three posts, you evidently have no life, extremely good eyesight, and should start paying attention to the evaluation. Guess what? White space!