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John Adams

Presidential Number: 2nd
Years he was President: 1797-1801
State Represented: Massachusetts
Party Affiliation: Federalist
Fact(s): His son, John Quincy, became president. He was the first Vice President.

Birthday: October 30, 1735
How old would he be this year? 268
School(s) attended: Harvard University
Wife: Abigail Adams
Occupation(s) before he was President: Lawyer
Other way(s) he served: Vice President, Ambassador to the Netherlands and Great Britain, represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress
Height: 5 feet, 7 inches
Pets: Horse named Cleopatra

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Horse and carriage
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letter
U.S. Population when term began: 5,308,483
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 16

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Art and information provided by fifth-graders from Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. Coloringbook drawings by White House artist Rania Hassan.

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