By Linda Schmittroth, Mary Kay Rosteck, Stacy A. McConnell
Profiles sixty women and men who have been key avid gamers at the British or American facet of the yankee Revolution, from John Adams, who grew to become the second one president, to Eliza Wilkinson, who wrote of the day British infantrymen looted her South Carolina domestic.
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In 1764 Adams married bright, strong-willed Abigail Adams (see entry), the daughter of a noted clergyman. In the first decade of their marriage, the couple had five children— Abigail (called “Nabby”), John Quincy, Susanna (who died at the age of thirteen months), Charles, and Thomas. While Adams traveled around New England establishing his reputation as a lawyer, Abigail kept him posted about events at home. Through his wife’s family he came to know many of the area’s wealthiest and most powerful people.
During this convention they heard speeches on whether or not the colonies should officially go to war against Great Britain. Like the citizens of the colonies, the congress was deeply divided on the matter of war. New Englanders, who had experienced the worst of the British actions, spoke of the growing threat of the British army. Some southerners spoke in favor of remaining loyal to England. ” In June 1775 the Continental Congress created the Continental army. Headquartered at Cambridge, Massachusetts, the army swelled to more than 16,000 soldiers.
On the other hand, Republicans believed that individual states should exercise governmental power. Adams believed in a moderate Federalism, while Jefferson supported the Republican view of government. Adams defeated Jefferson, who became his vice president. The Adamses were the first presidential family to live in the new White House, moving in while the paint was still wet. During his term as president, Adams helped the new government continue in an orderly manner, but his job was full of difficulties, both at home and abroad.