How John Adams Was Important During The Revolutionary War

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Dean H. Willis Mr.Garrett Edwards SS 7th November 20, 2015 John Adams “We are in the very midst of the revolution, the most complete, unexpected and remarkable of any in the history of the world.” (McCullough 127) This dynamic quote was given by John Adams. The American Revolution started when Great Britain put taxes on the colonies. Feeling that these taxes were unconstitutional, the patriots started revolts like the Boston Tea Party. The American Revolution was fought from 1775 to 1783. America fought hard to win her freedom from Great Britain. This great war was fought in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and many other colonies. John Adams was vitally important during the Revolutionary War. He was at the forefront of America’s realization that she needed to be independent and he worked to accomplish this as a congressman, a great thinker and communicator, and a diplomat. John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He died July 4, 1826. He had two brothers, Peter and Elihu. John Adams loved books and reading. He loved to write and to talk about history. He liked swimming, walking and billiards. He had silkworms and an alligator for his pets. Adam 's’ parents were Susanna Boylston and John Adams. His mother was notable in society and his father was a farmer, town councilman and deacon. John Adams attended Harvard University where he studied law in his senior year. After college, John Adams opened his own law firm in Braintree. He married
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