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John Adams was the President of the United States. He was in Massachusetts in 1735. He studied at Harvard and became identified with the movement for independence. During the Revolutionary War he served in France and Holland in diplomatic , and helped negotiate the peace treaty with France . He returned from Europe and was Vice President under George Washington.

Adams served two as Vice President. The White House describes them as being “frustrating experiences for a man of his vigor, intellect, and vanity”. He to his wife Abigail about his frustrations with his sense of a lack of in his position. He said: "My country has in its contrived for me the most insignificant that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived."

When Adams first President, the war between the French and British was causing difficulties for the United States. It disrupted trade and shipping to the USA and fierce rivalries between Americans loyal to each of the European powers. His decision to send a mission to France badly divided American politics and he the 1801 election to Thomas Jefferson.

Adams retired from political and returned to his farm. He will be remembered as one of the key Founding Fathers of the United States and for the first U.S. politician to a political dynasty – his son John Quincy became America’s sixth President. Adams on July 4, 1826. His most memorable words are: "People and are forged in the fires of adversity."

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