What happened to John Hancock after the revolutionary war?
John Hancock remained in the political realm after the Revolutionary War. He served as governor of Massachusetts until his death in 1893.
...yes he was the thirteenth president of the united states and he was the president of the continential congress Actually... Millard Fillmore was the thirteenth president of the United States, not John Hancock. John Hancock served only as President of the Second Continental Congress, the governing body of the original colonies. They presided throughout the term of the Revolutionary War and the writing and signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Without John Hancock & his money, we would not be the USA. John was among the wealtiest, if not the wealthiest man in America pre- Revolutionary War. He & his peers basically financed the war, at an all or nothing risk to themselves. John Hancock was also, quite literally, the very first father of our country because he was the first President of the Continental Congress. There is a wonderful book available at the Smithsonian…
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 Massachusetts. His main contribution to the American Revolution was using his fortune to help finance the struggle