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31 Oct 2017
John Hancock was born in Maassachusetts.
Died at age 56. Buried in Boston.
Signed the Decleration of Independence.
Elected President of the Second Continental Congress.
Elected as the Local Boston Selectman. Sparked his political carrier.
Inherited his uncle's freight business and all of his land. Became one of the richest men in all of Massachusetts.
First Major General for Massachusetts Force. Led 6,000 soldiers during the Battle of Newport.
Graduated Harvard with a degree in arts.
Received the role of Governor of Massachusetts. Had 90% of the popular vote.
Became a father to Lydia Hancock. Unfortunately she died as an infant.
Moved to his aunt and uncle's house after his father died.
Shay's Rebellion. Actively did not pay taxes and fought against it.
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