Monday, February 11, 2019
John Q Adams :: American History
John Q AdamsJohn Adams had three remarkable careers in his lifetime. 1 as an enemy of British oppression and esthesis of independence. As an American diplomat in Europe and as the first vice- professorship and second president of the United States. His diary, letters and speeches showed him to be very patriotic, a stong family man and unsentimental philosopher. Adams was born in Quincy, Mass. on October 30, 1735. He was born in a small house that is still standing and open to visitors. His father was a Deacon and fifth generation farmer. His parents were both fond of reading, wrote John and reach him a good education. He became the first of his family to go to college when he entered Harvard in 1751. For the next six years he read intensly while he taught school and studied law in capital of Massachusetts. In 1762 he began a fourteen year successful law career. In 1761 he began to think, keep open and act against British oppression and for the right of colonies to self-government . He was patriotic and held umpteen local offices. In 1770 he insured that the British soldiers accused of the Boston Massacre received a fair hearing. He defended the soldiers at their trial. He spoke turn out against mob violence and other forms of social disintegration. In 1774 to 1776 Adams was a deligate to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. He was a champion of American rights in Congress and helped draft the Declaration of Independence. John Adams brass that lasted from 1797 to 1801 was a troubled one. Adams made many contributions during his term. He gave the Government constancy by continuing practices established under Washington. The crisis he faced was the toilsome relations with France.When in the XYZ affair peace commissioners retuned from Paris with stories of bribery and deceit, Adams build up the armed forces and took many national security measures. Jefferson and the Republicans and Hamilton and some Federalists valued war with France for economic rea sons, but Adams kept his nerve and when the opportunity was in that respect he sent another peace commissioner to France and defused the crisis. Because of his opponents, he has forced out of office after one term. After his presidency, he and his wife Abigail locomote back to Mass.