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John Hancock

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John Hancock was an American founding father who was President of the Continental Congress before the Americna Revolution. His signature on the Declaration of Independence was the largest; that made his name an idiom for signature.
First of all, Adams was a politician, he was infuriated by  Parliament and their refusal to represent the colonies in their  meetings. Furthermore, he was an avid publicist of the Sons of  Liberty, a patriot group that fought against British occupation,  famously known for the Boston Tea Party....
His favorite subject was politics
  John Hancock was first Governor of Massachusetts from 1780-1785 and again in 1787-1793
Towns Where John Hancock Lived. . Town of Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts Town of Bridgewater (now West Bridgewater), Massachusetts Town of Lexington, Massachusetts Town (now city) of Boston, Massachusetts
Born: John Hancock born January 1737. Died: John Hancock dies October 8, 1793. (age 56)He Would Be Years 274 Old Now If He Was Still Alive... (Not Possible)
  He was the brain trust...he was the greatest son of liberty that was ever known. He was also a ninja and totally kill everyone he saw. He was an amazing kicker and in fact kicked the tea into Boston Harbor with ease. He also had a dog named Number 2.
John Hancock did many things to make today better. One of those things is his siging of the delecration of independence. If the Americans lost the American revolution than everyone that signed the delcration would be killed.
John Hancock was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence whose signature was famously the first, and largest to be placed on the document. He was also a wealthy Massachusetts merchant who liked to defy the British authorities. He served as president of the Continental Congress and governor of...
President of second Continental Congress
He did technically command the Massachusetts militia for a short time, but most of his service during The Revolution was in the Continental Congress.
John Hancock was Royal Governor of Massachusetts
Jonh Hancock said: The British Ministry can read that name without spectacles.
John Hancock was a wealthy Massachusetts merchant, silver smith, smuggler and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He served as president of the Continental Congress and governor of Massachusetts.
John Hancock contributed to historical changes through his support of the Sons of Liberty in Boston before the Revolution began, his service as President of the Continental Congress and as a prominent signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Yes and he has a daughter
john Hancock believed that every one was created equal.
In reality, John Hancock was extremely wealthy and risked it all on the success of the American Revolution. On May 24, 1775, he began serving as president of the Second Continental Congress. This was the group that approved the Declaration of Independence.It's just the way Hancock signed his name....
John Hancock (1737-1793), orphaned as a boy, was adopted by a rich uncle who had no children of his own. Hancock is best remembered for his large, flamboyant signature on the Declaration of Independence.
  - he went to Harvard.   -he was adopted by his uncle after his father died.   -he was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence
John Hancock, aged 77 years, died at his home at 359 Lisbon road at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon (February 3, 1904). He had been in poor health for some time, partly incident to his advanced years. Death was due to dropsy. The deceased is well known throughout the city and was universally liked and...
John Hancock (1737-1793), orphaned as a boy, was adopted by a rich uncle who had no children of his own. Hancock is best remembered for his large, flamboyant signature on the Declaration of Independence.
Lydia Hancock (1776-1777)   John George Washington Hancock (1778-1787)
John Hancock signed the Declaration of Independence and also helped form and support the Continental Army.
In reality, John Hancock was extremely wealthy and risked it all on the success of the American Revolution. On May 24, 1775, he began serving as president of the Second Continental Congress. This was the group that approved the Declaration of Independence.It's just the way Hancock signed his name....
he believed that the colonies should be independent from great Britain
hi im john Hancock i only had my rich uncle that adopted and gave me a good education to go to Harvard university that is the answer of your question but the sad thing is that he died and i wish he did'NT because he was my only family but im dead to but people of the future remember i was the...
No John Jay did not sign the Declaration.
John Hancock of Massachusetts was a Congregationalist.
He was a merchant and successful smuggler.
He is on the 2 dollar bill.
he was on the amaricans side. he was the leader of the continetal congress.
He was a patriot along with George Washington and Ben Franklin.
He was 55 when he died
The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization of Boston merchants who initiated, financed and planned America's Declaration and War of Independence. They were 13 secret men who commissioned Paul Revere, a prominant Boston silver smith, to make a memorial bowl to commmorate their activities. Thus,...
what is the ? so comfused so dumbActually it's really not that confusing or dumb unless of course your level of intelligence couldn't possibly answer so as a matter of fact you really didn't need to put such a stupid answer obviously you have very much free time on your hands so I feel sorry for the...
John Hancock Center at 875 North Michigan Avenue in the Gold Coast area of Chicago, Illinois, is a 100-story, 1,127-foot (344 m) tall skyscraper, constructed under the supervision of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, with chief designer and structural engineer Fazlur Khan and Bruce Graham.
No he died of Gout
He was wanted for his knowledge about the British
One of the battles John Hancock faught in was the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
he wrote hes name in big letters in the declaration of Indepences <3 
Lydia Hancock 10months old John George Washington Hancock 8 years old
don't know the answer but had to move what was the answer of bad language
After the Revolution, the most popular politician in Massachusetts was John Hancock, the ex-smuggler/merchant whose signature is so large on the Declaration of Independence. He was among the richest men in the state. He was lenient to all poor debtors who owed him money personally. He let them pay...
1.He was elected president of the second continental congress and helped sway other delegates votes toward independance. 2.He was also a leader of the Boston Chapter of the Sons of Liberty. He helped to fund them them with his inherited fortune. <(-_-)>
John Hancock died at the age of 56 on October 8, 1793.
It is widely accepted that John Hancock sided with the colonists during the American Revolution.
January 1737 in Massachusetts
So king george the third can see it with out his glasses by roderick lewis
After the Revolution, the most popular politician in Massachusetts was John Hancock, the ex-smuggler/merchant whose signature is so large on the Declaration of Independence. He was among the richest men in the state. He was lenient to all poor debtors who owed him money personally. He let them pay...
Signer of the Declaration of Independence who was also a wealthy Massachusetts merchant who liked to defy the British authorities. He was also president of the Continental Congress and governor of Massachusetts. His main contribution, however, to the American Revolution was using his fortune to help...
John Hancock, who was wanted by the British government, was the first man to sign the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
John Hancock was born in the town of Braintree, Massachusetts, son of the Rev. John Hancock and Mary Hawke Hancock. John might have become a minister, but his father died when he was only seven years old, and his uncle Thomas Hancock adopted him. Growing up in the home of his childless aunt and...
At a start he was the first governor of the state that started the American Revolution. from 1780 to 1793, all but 2 years of that. He kept up the traditions that now make us a country. He showed the English by signing the declaration of independence that he was not afraid to let them know that he...
  Because he is the first and largest signer of the declaration of independence
john was adopted by his uncle Thomas Hancock in 1744 when john father died. he became his uncles apprentice
he acted very sad
It appears mary Hancock did have a guys name. For the source use my head for more detailed go to my hand concerning your request, click on the related foot.
Because he was the President of the Congress at the time and when the vote was reached it is the duty of the President to first sign it into action.   If I may, he also signed it big because he wanted everybody to know he stood in back of the document unafraid.   There is a famous quote by...
  John Hancock signed the Declaration of Independece in the city of Philidelphia, Pennyslvania.
John Hancock married Dorothy Quincy in 1775.
He was the fattest of them all and could not even see his toes when he was standing up.
he was governor of Massachusetts
  The upper region of Noray is arctic climate. The southern region is temperate climate. The richest vegetation in Norway can be found in the South. Reindeer and other arctic animals live in the North.
Will Smith played Hancock in the movie.
The parallelogram law states that when two concurrent forces F1 &F2 acting on a body are represented by two adjacent sides of a parallelogram the diagonal passing through their point of concurrency represents the resultant force R in magnitude and direction
  == Answer ==   He had a great education   == Answer ==   He had a great education
He had a wife, Dorothy's, two kids, one boy George Washington Hancock who died when he was 9, and Lydia Hancock who did when she was not even a year. and john had two siblings, Ebenezer, and Mary. after johns father died john lived with his uncle and aunt who let him do whatever he wanted and had...
Its a color called Zooliphary it is a very light blue
Call John Hancock and give them the Social Security number of Mr. Gottman and they will tell you if they have a policy on this gentleman. If they do, you must follow their protocal to collect the benefits.
He did not, do a little research where people don't answer the questions for you!
Because they very vocally advocated the independence of the American colonies from British sovereignty. In other words, they had committed sedition.
John Hancock was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, on January 23, 1737. His parents were John Hancock, a Harvard graduate and minister, and Mary Hawke.
Yes he did help write it. the Second Contental Congress wrote and rattified the Articles of Confederation.
He signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the continental congress.
He wrote the frickin declaration of independence dude!
No, he did not fight in the Revolutionary war.
He was the son of the Reverend John Hancock and Mary Hawke Thaxter
John Hancock attended Harvard College (now Harvard University) andreceived a bachelor's degree in 1754.
no john Hancock did not write the declaration.
He said he wanted to make sure the King saw his name when he got the declaration of independence.