Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Boston Massacre

After the Boston Massacre

The  had brought Adams great success as a lawyer. Within a decade of establishing his practice he had one of the heaviest caseloads of any lawyer in Massachusetts, nearly 450…

Biography

Legal work from 1762 to 1767

As a young lawyer with a thriving practice John was ready to settle down. In 1762 he proposed Abigail Smith but because of her young age, she was seventeen, they…

Biography

Timeline

Chronological events in the life of John Adams. 1735 October 19: John Adams is born in the city of Braintree, Massachusetts. His parents were John Adams and Susana Boylston.…

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