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John Adams was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, now known as Quincy, Massachusetts. His home has been preserved. It’s shown here in the 1970s, along with Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Braintree, Massachusetts is now Quincy, Massachusetts.
This statue of John Adams is in Adams National Historical Park in Quincy.

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Making Connections


John Adams and his wife, Abigail Adams, wrote many letters to each other. Who do you write letters to?


Have you read another book about John Adams? How did it describe his time as president?


How did Adams’s work help create the United States that we live in today?

Teacher Resources

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