1774 to 1778 was a member of the Continental Congress
The American Revolution, the American War of Independence, led by George Washingtonwas fought between Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several European great powers.
Commissioner to France
Minister to the Netherlands
Minister to England
Vice President serving under George Washington from 1789 to 1797
DC becomes capital on July 16, 1790
He became the 2nd President of America. Age at Inauguration - 61 years old
The White House became the president's home
The War of 1812 which has also been called the second War for Independence, between the United States and Great Britain
1817 - 1818
The First Seminole War when American slave owners travelled to Spanish Florida in search of runaway African slaves and Seminole Indians who had been trading weapons with the British in the War of 1812.
John Adams was 90 years old when he died of heart failure and pneumonia on July 4, 1826 in Quincy, Massachusetts. He was buried in the family crypt beneath the United First Parish Church.
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