In 1756, Adams began reading law under James Putnam, a leading lawyer in Worcester. In 1758, he earned an A.M. from Harvard, and in 1759 was admitted to the bar. He developed an early habit of writing about events and impressions of men in his diary; this included James Otis Jr.'s 1761 legal argument challenging the legality of British writs of assistance, allowing the British to search a home ...
John Adams, known as Jack Adams (4 July 1767 – 5 March 1829), was the last survivor of the Bounty mutineers who settled on Pitcairn Island in January 1790, the year after the mutiny. His real name was John Adams, but he used the name Alexander Smith until he was discovered in 1808 by Captain Mayhew Folger of the American whaling ship Topaz .
John Adams, a remarkable political philosopher, served as the second President of the United States (1797-1801), after serving as the first Vice President under President George Washington.
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16/03/2008 · John Adams: With Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane. The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
The discord between Adams and Jefferson surfaced many times during Adams' (and, later, Jefferson's) presidency. This was not a mere party contest. The struggle was over the nature of the office and on the limits of Federal power over the state governments and individual citizens. Adams retired from office at the end of his term in 1801.
John Adams (født 19. oktober jul. / 30. oktober 1735 greg., død 4. juli 1826) var USAs første visepresident (1789–1797) og andre president (1797–1801).Hans sønn John Quincy Adams ble valgt til USAs 6. president.