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, 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.
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 official website for Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney star in this Emmy(R)-winning, seven-part HBO miniseries about American Founding Father John Adams. on HBO, featuring interviews, schedule information, behind the scenes exclusives, and more.
John Coolidge Adams, né le 15 février 1947 à Worcester (Massachusetts), est un compositeur et chef d'orchestre américain de musique contemporaine. Au départ fortement inspiré par la musique minimaliste , il s'en éloigne en produisant des œuvres dans des styles très divers, marquées par une grande habileté orchestrale.
The first John Adams was originally built in 1799 as a frigate for the United States Navy, converted to a corvette in 1809, and later converted back to a frigate in 1830. Named for American Founding Father and president John Adams , she fought in the Quasi-War , the First and Second Barbary Wars , the War of 1812 , the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War .
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