The Big 2nd Prez

Timeline created by baldgy
  • John Adams Birthday

    Happy birthday John A. one day before my brother's.
  • Birth place

    He was born in Braintree, Mass.
  • Nickname

    His nickname was the Duke of Braintree.
  • Childhood

    He grew up on a farm and liked to spent his time hunting.
  • Gaduated

    He graduated from harvered in May of 1755.
  • Got hitched

    He got married to Abigail Smith.
  • Delegate

    He served as a delegate of Congress frrom 1774-1777.
  • Dec. of Independance

    He helped Jefferson sign the Deceration of Independance.
  • His VP

    Tomas Jefferson was the VP and it didn't work out because they came from 2 different political parties.
  • St. Clair Attack

    St. Clair was warned by President Washington to watch for suprise attacks, but Clair didn't listen his army was ambushed by the Native Americans. Americans suffered more than 900 deaths out of 2 thousand people.
  • Jay's Treaty

    This treaty was with Great Britain and it made the Britts get off of American land and nothing else.
  • The Whiskey Rebellion

    Congress started to tax more on whiskey and the people didn't like that so they rebelled and when the tax collecters came to their doors the people would tar and feather the tax collecters. Washington got mad at this behavior and sent out the army to control the people. This showed the peop[le that the government could enforce the laws if necessary in the U.S.
  • XYZ Affair

    There were 3 Frenchmen that had come to bribe the American's so that they would stop attacking the ships. they wanted $250,000 and they would stop this only enraged the president.
  • First Elected Prez

    John Adams was the first elected prez that ran against another person from a different political party.
  • The only Prez to...

    The only prez the be the president of another president.
  • Sedition Act

    This act out lawed attacks on the government.
  • Alian Act

    This act allowed the president to deport people or put them in jail if they could possibly be a thret to the U.S.
  • Quasi War

    This was when the u.s. frigates battled the French navy. Adams was hesitent to declare war because he hoped that the fighting would soon stop.
  • The Kentucky and Virgina resolves

    Jefferson and Madison said that the ruls in the Alian act and the Sedition acts was unconstitutional and those rules didn't have to be fallowed according to the 1st amendment.
  • The 1800 Campain

    This campain was between Tomas Jefferson and Aron Burr. There was a tie and the House of Representitves had to vote. Hamilton persuaded several congressmen not to vote so in the end Jefferson won and became the 3rd president of the U.S.
  • Done being Prez

    John Adams is no longer Prez of the U.S.
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Adams apointed Willium Mabury as the new justice of the peace for the District of Columbia. Marbury had not delivered his formal papers of appointment, but, President Jefferson told his secratary of state James Madison not to do so. Marbury sued for an order focing Madison to send them. The people were scard and thretened to impeach id he orderd Madison to deliver the papers.
  • Marbury v. Madison Continued

    Marshal said that according to Sec. 13 of the Judituary Act under which Marbury had filed said that he had to go to a samller court before it.
  • John Adams is dead

    It was so sad that he died on independance day.
  • Last words

    His last words were, "Jefferson still survives."