John Adams

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John Adams: John Adams was an American Politician. He was one of the founding fathers of the United States. John Adams was the 2nd President of the United States.

He served as President of the United States from 1797 to 1801. John Adams was the first vice President of the United States. He served as vice president of the United States from 21 April 1789 to 4 March 1797. Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution. America gained independence from Great Britain.

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Born: 30 October 1735 AD. Braintree, Massachusetts Bay, British America.

Death: 4 July 1826 AD. Quincy, Massachusetts, United States.

Father’s Name: John Adams Sr.

Mother’s Name: Susanna Boylston.

Wife: Abigail Smith.

Children: He had six children. Among them Abigail, Charles, Thomas, John Quincy.

Preceded: George Washington.

Succeeded: Thomas Jefferson.

Education: Adams started education at Dame School. Later, John Adams attended Braintree Latin School under Joseph Cleverly. John Adams attended Harvard College in 1751. At that time his age only 16 years old. In 1755, Adams completed his graduation with an A.B. degree. In 1756, John Adams started education in law under James Putnam. James Putnam was a leading lawyer in Worcester. In 1758, Adams earned an A.M. degree from Harvard. In 1759, Adams was admitted to the bar.

Vice President Election: After the independence of the United States, John Adams returned to farming. The American first presidential election was started on 4 February 1789. Two votes were voted for the presidential election. The person with the most votes would be president and the second would become vice president. George Washington received 69 votes in the election. John Adams received 34 electoral votes in the election. As a result, George Washington became the first President of the United States. And John Adams became the first Vice President of the United States.

1796 United States Presidential Election: John Adams received 71 electoral votes, one more than was needed for a majority. Thomas Jefferson received 68 electoral votes. As a result, John Adams became the 2nd President of the United States. And Thomas Jefferson became the Vice President of the United States.

 


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