Author Archives: Rebecca Beatrice Brooks

About Rebecca Beatrice Brooks

Rebecca Beatrice Brooks is the writer and publisher of the History of Massachusetts Blog. Rebecca is a freelance writer and history lover who got her start in journalism working for small-town newspapers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire after she graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in journalism. Visit this site's About page to find out more about Rebecca.

John Adams, oil painting by Gilbert Stuart, circa 1800-1815

The Life of John Adams

John Adams is one of the most notable patriots from Boston, Massachusetts during the American Revolution. A Harvard-educated lawyer, farmer and U.S. ambassador, he later became the second President of… Read more »