John Adams

image: Portrait of John Adams

John Adams
By John Trumbull, oil on canvas, 1793. Courtesy National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

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About This Narrative

Note: All narratives about people are, to the extent possible, based on primary and secondary historical sources.

See Further Reading for a list of sources used in creating this narrative. For a discussion of issues related to telling people's stories on the site, see: Bringing History to Life: The People of Shays' Rebellion