American Presidents

More about John Adams

  • He was central to the Revolution and to the creation of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional government.
  • Abigail Adams accompanied her husband overseas while he served as a diplomat throughout Europe, and played an active role throughout his political career.
  • John Adams' last words are reported to have been, "Thomas Jefferson still survives."
  • "By my physical constitution, I am but an ordinary man. The times alone have destined me to fame - and even these have not been able to give me much."

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