John Adams Unbound: Resources and websites
John Adams Said:
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.
Books in Drake Memorial Library
Adams' Life and Times
The White House has a very helpful page on each President; click here for John Adams, our nation's second President.
Adams was also among the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
The Miller Center's site contains brief essays on his life, foreign affairs, legacy as well as his home life.
John and his wife, Abigail, were prolific letter writers. One website devoted to their correspondence was put together by the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Colonial Williamsburg is one of the premier resources, both in person and on-line, to learn what life was like in the late 1700's in the American colonies.
How Stuff Works also has a great deal of information on how the early settlers of the country lived and worked.
A good overview of life in the early 1800's can be found at The Lone Star College Kingwood Library site.
Infomration about typical foods,mealtimes and recipes can be found at The Food Timeline.