John Adams

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What was John Adams' home town?

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What was Adams' profession?

Lawyer

Merchant

Publisher

Sailor

Adams practiced law in Boston for 12 years and served briefly in the state legislature of Massachusetts.

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What was Adams’ role in the trials against British soldiers involved in the 1770 ”Boston massacre”?

Attourney

Prosecutor

Judge

Jury

successfully defended British soldiers against murder charges.

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What’s the name of John Adams’ cousin, also a founding father?

Samuel Adams

Platt Adams

Thomas Adams

Isaac Adams

Samuel Adams has given name to a popular brand of beer.

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What was Adams' role during the war of independence?

Diplomat in Europe

Commander-in-Chief

Chief of staff

Attorney General

During his stay in the Netherlands, he arranged for important loans to help fund the war effort.

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Adams helped negotiate the peace treaty that ended the war. Where was the treaty negotiated and signed?

The Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783 by representatives of Great Britain and the USA including Adams.

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Adams devoted much of his presidency to avoiding war with what country?

France

Great Britain

Mexico

Spain

After the revolution overthrew the French royalty, the United States refused to pay its debt. This angered France.

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What was Adams' role during Washington's presidency?

Vice President

Attorney General

Secretary of the Treasury

Secretary of State

Adams held the post for both of Washington’s terms, but he found the job boring.

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Along with John Adams, what other former president died on July 4, 1826?

Thomas Jefferson

James Madison

George Washington

James Monroe

It was the day of the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.

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What’s the name of John Adams’ son, the 6th president of USA?

John Quincy Adams

Elmer Ellsworth Adams

John Donley Adams

Henry Cullen Adams

He previously served as the eighth Secretary of State from 1817 to 1825.
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