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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.
John Hancock was a wealthy man. He was the 2nd President of the continetial congress. He was the coolest guy ever!!!
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Over time it had become obvious that the Articles of Confederation were not providing good government. The United States could not enforce its laws or resolve disputes between the states. This was having a very detreimental effect on the economy. Shays' rebellion really shook people up. It had been …
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Answer None, he was not a delegate to the convention. He did however, preide over the Massachusets state ratifying convention. Micheal Montage He just signed it really big so that the king could see it without his glasses. Doug McClanahan John Hancock loved to write his signature so he wrote it…
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He was an early leader of the Patriots, helping organize the Sons of Liberty and protests against British policies. he became president of the second Continental Congress and helped sway the other delegates to support independence. he was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. Michael M…
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Answer John Hancock was a prominent merchant in Boston, known best by the people of the time as a smuggler, mainly of tea. He was admired by many, but his biggest accomplishments were in what he did as a patriot: aiding the Sons of Liberty, particularly Samuel Adams, and later becoming the govern…
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John Hancock's signature is the largest because he was the first to sign it.
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There are good reasons for supposing that most, perhaps all, of the Founders believed in God, but this isn't one of them. There is no evidence whatsoever that either John Adams or John Hancock ever said "We recognize no sovereign but God and no king but Jesus." This is a modern urban legend recorde…
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John Hancock was born on January 23, 1737.
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George Hancock George Hancock was born on March 6, 1906. How? softball was invented in 1887! he had to of been born before that??
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Actually, he was, 'On 18th April, 1902, Stalin was arrested after coordinating a strike at the large Rothschild plant at Batum. After spending 18 months in prison Stalin was deported to Siberia.' Hope this helped
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John Wheelwright was a British/American protestant clergyman. One of his most famous quotes while referring to the execution of famous abolitionist John Brown were ' John Brown's body lies a-moldering in the grave, His soul is marching on'.
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Mostly because he served on the Continental Congress, which guaranteed him a spot to sign the declaration of independence. More about John Adams: Adams began his education in a common school in Braintree. He secured a scholarship to Harvard and graduated at the age of 20. He apprenticed to a …
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Yes, he was married to Dorothy Quincy. She was the great-great aunt of Louisa May Alcott. Dorothy Quincy Scott was known as Aunt Hancock to Louisa, and was the family legend. She was called this for her famous first husband, John Hancock. She was a bride during the Revolution, and lived in the Gover…
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George Hancock was born on March 6, 1846 in Gregorington, Virgina he died in a conew on August 12, 1956
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It was the Declaration of Independence, not the Constitution. The Constitution has no giant signatures- The Declaration of Independence does -- and that would be John Hancock -- whose signature is so large in comparison to all the other signatures, that he earned the phrase "Can I have your John…
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he was a prominent merchent in Boston
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John Hancock was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts on January 23, 1737.He died at age 56
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John Hancock died on October 8, 1793.
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John and Dorothy Hancock's Children Yes. They had a daughter named Lydia Henchman Hancock and a son named John George Washington Hancock. 1But neither of whom survived to adulthood. Lydia Hancock (Oct 1776-Aug 1777); died at the age of about ten months. John George Washington Hancock (21 …
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Gout John Hancock died of gout when he was 56 years old
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In my opinion the biggest myth is that it was adopted and signed by the delegates it on July 4, 1776. Jefferson's draft was changed first by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin, then presented to the Congress, which made further changes. On July 4, 1776 the delegates were done with changes and they ha…
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he went to harvard, was the first to sign the declaration of independence, was rich, and other stuff that i didn't pay attention about.
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No although he was elected as a delegate.
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His mother, Agnes Keene had two more children, Peter (who died in infancy) and Thomas in 1637, a good 5 years after John Locke's birth.
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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. He frequ…
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No John Jay did not sign the Declaration.
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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, TH…
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Facts about the Declaration For example, Thomas Jefferson was the main author, but he had a committee to help him write the Declaration. There are about 25 copies of the Declaration known to exist. The original Declaration was not written on paper. John Adams thought that August 2, 1776 would become…
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John Hancock was the President of the Second Continental Congress when they signed the Declaration of Independence. and he was also a very good asset to the Americans
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There is no indication that Tony Orlando was ever arrested in New York. He was born in New York City and has been singing since 1961.
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it is said that the john Hancock can sway up to five feet... people who work at the top often can be heard complaining of motion sickness on a windy day !it is said that the john Hancock can sway up to five feet... people who work at the top often can be heard complaining of motion sickness on a win…
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Dr. Jose Rizal was a philosopher, painter, poet, architect, artists, businessman,cartoonist, educator, economist, ethnologist, scientific farmer, historian,inventor, journalist, linguist, musician, mythologist, nationalist, naturalist, novelist, opthalmic surgeon, propagandist, psychologist, scienti…
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Yes, John Adams did sign the declaration of independence and he is also from Massachusetts
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The Foundation Stone in Canberra is located on the lawn in front of the Parliament House on Capital Hill.
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Yes, everyone has a choice in life, always more than one option, so anything you do is effectivley voluntary.
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The answer is 13 masons signed the declaration of independence.
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The 40 yard dash record for NFL players is 4.24 seconds and was set by Rondel Melendez in 1999 and equaled, in 2008, by Chris Johnson. However, it is important to note that these are listed as 'official' since they were set after the introduction of the 'electronic timer' at the NFL Combine - but,…
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International non alternative dispute resolution ( int nonadr ) is listed on a will from time to time. It basically is reminder that legal enforcement by representative was not used in composition.
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John Hancock signed the Declaration of Independence so big to make sure the King of England would see it and notice it for sure.
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They were shopkeepers, artisans - originally 9 in number but grew and til members could be found in every colony who worked to free the colonies from British rule.
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Slavery is wrong, just wrong. Imagine if you were a slave and you woke up every morning just to know that you were going to be ordered around and beaten. Slaves are just normal people who haven't been given a chance at life. They've had everything taken away from them, including their families and f…
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Lincoln Ice Company, Chicago, IL To the best of my knowledge, Lincoln Ice Company had no facilities on Clark Street in Chicago. They did have plants at 609 South Boulavard in Evanston, Halsted Street just south of Diversey (Chicago), Eddy Street just west of Clark Street (Chicago), Carmen Street bet…
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lets see if king george III can read this
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dude he was a gay prick that made my great great uncle die
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No. John Hancock didn't have any brothers or sisters. Edit: As the person stated above John Hancock (signer of the Declaration of Independence) was an only child therefore he had no brothers or sisters. His father's name was John Hancock as well and so was his grandfathers. I'm not sure if his fath…
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John Hancock was born on January 23, 1737; according to the Old Style calendar then in use, the date was January 12, 1736. His birthplace was Braintree, Massachusetts, in a part of town which eventually became the separate city of Quincy. He was the son of the Reverend John Hancock of Braintree and …
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John Hancock Tower 497 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02117 617-572-6000 President, CEO, Director: John D. DesPrez, III Senior Exec. V.P. Business Development and Gen'l Counsel: Jean-Paul (J-P) Bisnaire Cust. Service: 800-732-5543
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that's simple really he chose to represent the Boston area in Massachusetts.......
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This phrase is used in the play / movie version of "1776" as well as the HBO series "John Adams. It means that as they signed the Declaration of Independence, the undersigned recognized that there would be a storm ( war) since they were declaring their independence from England. This phrase was ac…
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john Hancock signed the declaration on July 4,1776!
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John Hancock lived in North Braintree, MA now known as Quincy, MA.
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John Hancock died at Hancock Manor in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Two, but neither survived to adulthood. His daughter died at the age of 10 months and his son at the age of nine.
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Find a local stage school, join in school/church group plays.
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He was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence.
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As president of the Continental Congress, John Hancock was the only delegate to sign the Declaration of Independence when it was adopted by the Congress on July 4, 1776. Congress modified the document, Hancock re-wrote it to include the revisions, signed, and distributed copies to the various coloni…
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No, he was the 2nd President of the Second Continental Congress and the 7th President of the United States in Congress Assembled. This takes nothing away from him as a founding father, his importance in the Revolutionary Period of the US will always exist, both for his participation and for his lea…
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Answer John Hancock died because he was old of age. gout i think
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He longed for friends when he was young.
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John Hancock died of gout, gout is a crystal-induced arthritis
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No - she has an older brother.
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He was an orphan and then got adopted by his uncle
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1769.
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Except for the one-phrase mention in "The Devil and Daniel Webster", there is no historical record of him. Even the Encyclopedia Britannica doesn't mention him. Nobody online has even bothered to make up any kind of fictional biography of him other than to say "HE WAS A REVEREND." As far as we can t…
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John Hancock remains famous because he signed his name very largely and prominently on the Declaration of Independence. He said that this was to allow the British to read his name without their glasses. Signing the declaration was an act of treason punishable by death, and Hancock's emphatic signatu…
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He signed the Declaration of Independence because he wanted independence from Great Britain
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John Hancock graduated from Harvard College in 1754 at age 17.
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Harvard
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Answer Four. John Quincy Adams,John F. Kennedy, John Adams, John Tyler. Actually there are Five....the above as well as John 'Calvin' Coolidge
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william has 3 children with his first wife but after she died he remarried in 1980
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John Hancock was President of the Second Continental Congress from May 24th, 1775 until October 19, 1777. He presided over the debates on Independence. His wealth very much aided the cause and fed many families through rough times during the Revolutionary War. On July 4th, 1776 he was the first dele…
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Hancock was a merchant shipper of goods; however, he became wealthy and an important man from all the smuggling of goods that he did. (To avoid paying the very large taxes demanded by the King.)
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Lydia died of natural causes
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The date that the declaration of independence was written is unknown as the only reference given to the declaration is of its signing. Most probably, the declaration was written was in late June or early July. The declaration was written by John Adams who was the scribe at the time. The signing of t…
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he was born on the ......... .......... 1003 or 1004  He died on the 4th January 1066
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there were twelve Sons of Liberty. those included: Samuel AdamsPaul RevereThomas JeffersonBenjamin FranklinGeorge WashingtonJohn HancockWilliam Pitt
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to show that he was not a loyalist and was in fact an antiLoyalist or Rebel that's why he signed it so large, to show King George he was against him.
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War, that's what most people fear!
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2 sons, Thom and John, with Gwyn Conger.
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John Hancock was the first to sign the United States Declaration of Independence - hence sign your John Hancock.Actually, John Hancock was not the first to sign, signed his name largest. He was the President of the Continental Congress, but not the first to sign.
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He was elected to the Boston Assembly in 1766.He was elected to the Stamp Act Congress at the same time as the Boston Assembly in 1766.By 1773 he was both a delegate and the president of the Provincial Congress of Massachusetts.In 1774 he was elected to the Continental Congress.The next year followi…
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Wait for it... Wait for it... He was a person.Who lived in Boston, Massachussets.In the late 1700's.And...He was on King George III's list of DANGEROUS AMERICANS.
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Mark Antony and she also had a son with Cesar but i forgot his name she had two different sons with each after Cesar died.
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Jefferson lists a page and half of charges against the King as to why he has not protected the natural rights of man. These range from quarting soldiers to taxes.
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He signed so large because he said and I quote "So the king wouldn't have to put his glasses on"
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The sons of liberty were patriots who would revolt against British tax laws and they were the ones who were tar and feathering tax collectors and loyalists. Some of the sons of liberty were Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and others.
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He died at Leo Street Hk. Isn;t it amazing?
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He died in October 8 1793.
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Yes, even though he was an anti-federalist and others who were anti-federalists did not. If you look by the state of New Hampshire you will for sure see his signature!:) Jackie123
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They were a secret society that fought for the 'rights' of the American colonists. They have become most famous as the instigators of the Boston Tea Party.
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John Hancock signed both versions of the Declaration of Independence. He signed the first one on July 4, 1776. That was the version that no other delegates signed. Then he signed the second version on or about August 22, 1776. That is the version that most, but not all, of the other delegates signed…
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