Analysis Of John Adams Political Career

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When did his political career start? By 1770 John Adams was a successful lawyer, and had the largest caseload than any other attorney in Boston. Adams was chosen to defend the British soldiers who were charged with the murder in the Boston Massacre. Through his defense the British soldiers were not sent to jail. During this time he lived in Boston and in Quincy Massachusetts, where he wrote numerous essays over social, legal, and political issues. When the colonies started protesting against the stamp act, Adams was reluctant to play a role in this conflict. Adams did not believe in imperial leaders, but believed the colonial radicals had a hidden agenda. The hidden agenda was American Independence. Under pressure Adams assisted the movement

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