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John Hancock"s life and speeches

Paul D. Brandes

John Hancock"s life and speeches

a personalized vision of the American Revolution, 1763-1793

by Paul D. Brandes

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hancock, John, 1737-1793.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 -- Sources.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-464) and index.

      StatementPaul D. Brandes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.H23 B73 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 478 p. :
      Number of Pages478
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL801665M
      ISBN 100810830760
      LC Control Number95038055

      The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers and administers a . On the United Colonies Continental Congress elected John Hancock, President. On July 2, United Colonies Continental Congress declared independence from Great Britain. On July 4th, United States Continental Congress passed the Declaration of Independence with John Hancock executing the resolution as President. On Novem the United .

      -- John Hancock. #Christian #Wise #Encouragement “There! His Majesty can now read my name without glasses. And he can double the reward on my head!”-- John Hancock. #Glasses #Names #Liberty “A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.”-- John Hancock. #Liberty #Pieces #Baggage.   John Hancock often studied and played with his friend, John Adams, who later went on to become the first Vice-President and the second President of the United States. John Hancock’s father died when he was 7 years old, and his mother was too poor to keep the family together, so John went to live with his aunt and uncle, Lydia and Thomas Hancock.

        John Hancock was clearly willing to stand up and become a citizen of this new republic, rather than remain a subject of the crown. And he wanted all to know it, regardless of the consequences, knowing full well he could be hanged for such an act. Boston’s history is full of Revolutionary War heroes. Sam Adams and Paul Revere both lived here and their graves in the Old Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street are popular tourist attractions. John Hancock, who is best known for his elaborate signature on the Declaration of Independence, also rests in the Old Granary. Or, at.


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