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John Hancock
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    (January 12, 1737-October 8, 1793)
    Third President of the Continental Congress (1775-1777)
    Governor of Massachusetts (1780-1785, 1787-1793)
    President of the U.S. Congress (1787-1786)
    First person to sign the Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776)
    He was an egomaniac and a fancy-pants.
    He was incredibly rich.
    He opposed the British government not for moral reasons, but because it was hurting his (very successful) business.
    At first, he was not regarded as a real leader of the American Revolution, just a financier.
    He was upset that George Washington became commander-in-chief of the Revolutionary forces instead of himself.
    He was a tea smuggler.
    His signature on the Declaration of Independence is unbelievably large.
    King George III said that any rebel colonist who apologized would be forgiven – except for Hancock and Samuel Adams.
    Despite his wealth, he was known for his generosity.
    He was a good speaker, and a great fundraiser.
    He was responsible for creating militias of ‘minutemen’ – the foot soldiers of the Revolution.
    He served nine terms as Massachusetts’ governor.
    His father died when he was a kid.
    He helped the first book by an African-American get published.
    His name became synonymous with ‘signature.’
    Famous buildings in Boston and Chicago are named after him.

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