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How did John Adams become President?


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2014-06-23 21:09:40
2014-06-23 21:09:40

He won more electoral votes (71 to 68) than Thomas Jefferson in the election to succeed George Washington, for whom Adams served as Vice President from 1789 to 1797. Though opposed by many within his own Federalist party, Adams seemed the "lesser evil" and preferable to allowing the Democratic-Republicans and Jefferson to win. The lack of party unity meant that Adams served only one term, from 1797 to 1801.

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John Adams became President because he was elected in 1796.

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John Adams became president in March of 1797.

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Never. John Adams Senior never became president. The John Adams who became the second president was John Adams Jr, or John Adams the second. John Quincy Adams, the 6th US president, was John Adams Senior's grandchild.

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John Quincy was not a grandson, but a son of President John Adams

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John Adams became vice president in 1788.:)


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