John Adams Travels to Europe

The Continental Congress selects John Adams to represent the colonies in Europe. He must negotiate an alliance with France and secure a loan from Holland. His ten-year-old son, John Quincy, joins him on the trip. Together they brave a difficult voyage across the Atlantic and a frozen journey across Europe. 

  • Events of the Revolution
  • New Skill Development
  • Determination

Splash Read stories historical fiction short stories for kids. The stories are based on real events and intended to facilitate a discussion between parent and child or teacher and student. Each story teaches a lesson from the past and encourages critical thinking and problem-solving.

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