Author Archives: John Hancock

About John Hancock

I was one of Boston's leaders during the crisis that led to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War in 1775. I served more than two years in the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, and I was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence in my position as president of Congress.


Sadly, there has been a rash of illegal activity this election cycle, just as there has been in previous primary and general elections.  Reports abound about absentee ballots being purchased, a serious violation of state election law, and about campaign … Continue reading

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