2. John Adams
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As a “Founding Father,” why do you think John Adams has sometimes been overshadowed by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison?
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John Adams served as President of the United States from 1797 to 1801. Among the “Founding Fathers,” Adams has been framed as a blunt and independent person who was brilliant and patriotic. Historians cite his experience as a lawyer and delegate as having impacted his perspective on politics and the American identity.