2nd President of the United States

  • Birth

    Born in Braintree, Massachusetts to John and Suzanna Adams
  • passed school

    passed school
    graduated from Harvard school. Was committed into a teaching position in Worcester.
  • Marriage

    Married to Abigail Smith
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    People were burning stamps in New York. The government was taxing newspaper to play cards.
  • Birth of first son

    Birth of first son
    His name was John Quincy Adams. He was John Adams first child.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Defended British soliders being tried after Boston Massacre .
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    Represented Massachusetts at 2nd Continental Congress
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    joined the commitee that wrote the Declaration of Independence
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    He helped to finish the War of Independence.
  • Minister to England

    Minister to England
    Appointed as first U.S minister to England.
  • Vice President

    Vice President
    Chosen as George Washington's Vice President
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights was the first ten admendments and was added to the Constitution. The date is when it was ratified.
  • cotton grin

    cotton grin
    Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. Cotton gin cleaned cotton faster than a person could. This increased the amount of slavery.
  • Presidency

    Sworn in as the 2nd president.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    Sent diplomats to France to negotiate a treaty to stop blocking American ships.
  • Alien and Sadition Acts

    Alien and Sadition Acts
    Americans had to obey the laws and the laws were terrible. The laws were repealed.
  • Election

    House of Representatives chose Thomas Jefferson to be president. Adams lost the election with Thomas Jefferson.
  • Louisiana purchase

    Louisiana purchase
    The United States bought the Lousinia territory from France for 15 million dollars. It doubles the size of the United States.
  • Lewie's and Clark expedition

    Lewie's and Clark expedition
    They exploded from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.
  • Washington DC burned

    Washington DC burned
    British burned down public buildings including the Capital including the President's house.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Compromise banned slavery in the western part of the United States.
  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams was John Adams son and on this date he was sworn in as the sixth president of the United States of America.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    The Canal was finished in 1825. It helped made trade easier.
  • Death

    John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4th. It was the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. John Adams slways wanted to outlife Thomas Jefferson. He did, dying later in the day.
  • The Indian Removal

    The Indian Removal
    Federal government could pay Native Americians to move west.