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Born on October 30, 1735 in Braintree Massachusetts on his family farm—John Adams was certainly a man of the land. Adams was constantly pressured to live up to his Puritan surroundings and always found himself going above and beyond to succeed. Being the eldest child, Adams was compelled to have a formal education and began his studies at the age of six at a dame school (private elementary school) and was primarily taught by teachers at home. Adams continued his young adult education through private administrations—focusing on Latin, rhetoric, logic, and arithmetic.  When Adams finished his preliminary studies, he attended...

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