As a young boy, John Adams never imagined the vital role he would one day play in the transformation of the colonies into an independent American nation. A farmer, lawyer, influential member of the Continental congress, foreign diplomat, first vice president, second president through it all, this true American patriot held firmly to his integrity and left an uncompromising legacy: independence forever. (1735-1826)
Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.