John Adams

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John Adams Jr was an American Founding Father, Harvard-educated Lawyer, author, diplomat, the first Vice President and the second President of the United States. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1735/10/30 Born Born John Adams Birthplace Quincy John Adams's Birthday
1764/10/25 Abigail Smith marries John Adams Groom Abigail Adams Birthplace Weymouth Marriage of Abigail Smith and John Adams
1766/06/15 I spent the evening with the Sons of Liberty.... We had punch, wine, pipes and tobacco, biscuit and cheese, etc they chose a committee to make preparation for a grand rejoicing upon the arrival of the news of the repeal of the Stamp Act. - Adams diary Life The Stamp Act American Revolution - From Protest to Revolt
1770/02/26 John Adams encounters Seider's funeral near the Liberty Tree (lost, corner of Essex and Washington Sts, near Boston Common. "I saw a vast Collection of People, near Liberty Tree - enquired and found the funeral of the Child, lately kill'd by Richardson." Mourner Boston Common Boston Death of Christopher Seider
1770/10/00 With John Adams and Josiah Quincy as defense attorneys, British Army officer Thomas Preston is acquitted of a murder charge, jury decided he did not ordered British Regulars to fire on Colonist Defence Attorney Boston Massacre
1770/11/27 Trial begins for eight British Regulars charged with murdering five Colonist, John Adams and Josiah Quincy are their defense attorneys, six are acquitted and two are found guilty of manslaughter Defence Attorney Boston Massacre
1774/00/00 During 1774, John and Samuel Adams stay at the Square House as they travel to and from the Continental Congress. Visitor Widow Haviland's Tavern Rye
1774/09/01 John Adams visits Samuel Powel. Visitor Powel House Philadelphia
1774/09/01 John Adams visits Samuel Powel. Visitor Room from the Powel House, Philadelphia Metropolitan Museum of Art
1774/09/05 First Continental Congress opens Represented Massachusetts Carpenters' Hall Philadelphia First Continental Congress
1776/08/27 John Adams admires a most beautiful machine - an Orrery or planetarium constructed by Mr Rittenhouse of Philadelphia. It exhibits almost every motion in the astronomical world. Life Princeton's Rittenhouse Orrery Nassau Hall, Princeton University Princeton
1776/09/11 Representative for the British Crown, Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe, meets with Continental Congress representatives John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Edward Rutledge in a peace conference. American Representative Conference House New York City
1782/09/27 Formal peace negotiations to end the American Revolution begin. American representatives John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay and Henry Laurens discuss terms with British delegates David Hartley and Richard Oswald. American Delegate Treaty of Paris (1783)
1783/09/03 John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, and David Hartley sign the Treaty of Paris at the Hotel d'York (56 Rue Jacob, 6th Rt arrondissement of Paris) Paris, France. American Delegate Treaty of Paris (1783) 6th Rt, Luxembourg 1781 American Revolution - After Yorktown
1786/04/00 John Adams visits Hagley Hall. Visitor Hagley Hall Hagley
1787/09/23 John and Abigail Adams buy an old house and 75 acres of land for 600 pounds Home The Old House at Peacefield Quincy
1789/04/21 John Adams becomes first Vice President of the Unted States. Vice President Federal Hall National Memorial New York City Inauguration of the first President of the United States
1790/07/10 George Washington and his cabinet (Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Henry Knox, and Alexander Hamilton) dine at the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Visitor Morris-Jumel Mansion New York City
1797/03/04 John Adams is inaugurated as the second president of the United States. US President Congress Hall Philadelphia
1797/12/07 Castle William is renamed Fort Independence during a ceremony attended by President John Adams. US President Fort Independence Boston
1800/06/06 President John Adams is honored at a banquet at Charles McLaughlin's Inn, where utmost harmony and conviviality prevailed. Adams was in Georgetown to inspect the building of the new US capital. Honorary City Tavern Washington, DC
1800/11/01 John Adams, the first occupant of the White House, moves in Home The White House Washington, DC
1801/00/00 John Adams lives at the Old House year-round from 1801 until his death in 1826 Home The Old House at Peacefield Quincy
1826/07/04 John Adams dies at The Old House at Peacefield. He is buried at the United First Parish Church in Quincy, Massachusetts. The Old House at Peacefield Quincy
1826/07/04 John Adams dies at The Old House at Peacefield. He is buried at the United First Parish Church in Quincy, Massachusetts. United First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Quincy Quincy
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