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October 30th John Adams is born

1735

Denis Diderot's Encyclopedia is printed

1751

Attends Harvard College

1751

Studies law uder the guidance of Worcester attorney James Putnam

1756

Passes bar exam and practices law

1759

Marries Abigail Smith

1764

Defends British soldiers for the Boston Massacre

1770

Attends first Continental Congress

1774

Attends second Continental Comgress

1775

Helps draft the Declaration of Independence

1776

Lives in Europe as an American minister

1780

Elected as Vice President of the United States with President George Washington

1789

Reelected as Vice President of the U.S.

1792

Wins presidential election against Thomas Jefferson

1796

Napoleon became the dictator of France

1799

Ireland becomes part of the U.K.

1801

Dies at home on July 4th, 50 years after the Declaration was signed

1826