Sunday, October 19, 2008

Sophs- John Adams Pt. 2 (Extra Credit)


John Adams part two (Independence), in my opinion, was just as good as part one. For this extra credit assignment, you should respond to the following question..

- What was your favorite scene/part of the film? Explain why it is your favorite. Give specific details about the scene as well. Who was involved in your particular scene? Do you think it was a minor or major part of the film? Explain.

Length: at least 10 lines

Value: Up to 4 points

Due: Thursday, Oct. 23, by 8 am

19 comments:

Meg V. said...

My favorite scene from John Adams part two was the long silence after all the colonists vote for the favor of independence. Everyone was silent becasue they were in shock, thinking,and letting everything sink in. At this poing there was no turning back, they were an Independent colony. Most of the delegates were probably scared asking themsleves if they mad the right decision. This was deffinetly a major part of the film becasue it made our country what it is today : An Independent Country.

kelsey s. said...

My favorite part of the movie was when a member of the goverment was reading the Declaration of Independence to the crowd. The film kept fashing back and forth to the crowds reactions and to Abigal Adams reading a copy to her children. I thought that was really interesting how the did that. But what i enjoyed most was seeing John Adams face when he was thinking and taking in the words of the Declartion of Indpendence. He seemed happy but yet sad , like something was still unfinished. For me, this sence was a major part of the film.

karli m. said...

My favorite scene from John Adams part two was the long silence agftre the colonists voted for their independence. What happened here was after they all voted they were in shock that everyone voted yes to stay they didnt know what they were going to do. this scene took part in the court room with John Adams, George Washington,Cear Rodney...ect. I liked this because it was interesting to see what their vote was. And yes i totaly think this was a big part of the film.

taylor.c said...

My favorite scene from John Adams part 1 was when he was defending the British custom troops for sooting the towns people of Boston. I like that he wasn't above the law and that if he were looking in the British soldger's point of view which made him even more determined to defend them. I give him credit for doing everything that he could to make sure he won his case and when he told his family that he won, i liked seeing the excitement in his eyes as well as in his wife's eyes. And yes I think that this was a major part of the film.

mwoodock said...

In the movie I liked the scene of the trial. That was the most exiting part. No body in those day would think a fellow colonist would defend the British troops but John Adams did. There was mixed thoughts all throughout the court room. The outcome of the court was amazing I'm sure no one there could have perdicted that the British troops and there captain would have been found not guilty. This trial was a big impact on history for those reasons and many more.

courtney e. said...

My favorite scene from John Adams part two was the long slience after all the delegates voted for if they wanted independence or not. The delegates were in shock just sitting there letting everything sink in, knowing there was no turning back now and they were now known as an independent colony. This is a major scene in the film because it changed our country into being a country that was under rule to being an independent country.

cambria z. said...

My favorite scene from John Adams part two was the long silence after all the colonists vote for the favor of Independence. they were all in shock because they all voted yes and didnt really know what they got there selfs into. At that point they were all one Independent colony. Most of them were probley thinking if they made the right decision and sat in silence. This is a mojor point of the movie because it is when they all join together to form one Independent country.

miranda b. said...

My favorite part of John Adams part two was when they were deciding if they wanted to be an indpenednt country. It was very interesting what the delegates were going to say. Either yes or no, or in New Yorks case they didnt want to cast a vote. Everyone else voted yes saying that they wanted independence. It was a major part in the film because this decided if people still wanted to be under British law or not.

Victoria s said...

I enjoyed the scene from John Adams part two when there was a long silence after all the colonists voted for independence. They were all in shock because they were saying what they thought, but never though that anyone else would agree with it and that it would finally follow through and now that it did they would have to break free from britain and start on their own. There was no turning back, they could of even been hung as traitors. I think today even us people say things that could change something, and when we do, we don't think it can do much, but then it turns out that you've got people who agree with you and your finally seeing what you said made a difference.

cesar m said...

MY favorite scene for John Adams part 2 was when they had started to vote for independence. At firth they had like 9/13 or something like that whick ment that majority ruled. But this wasn't enough for John he said that everybody had to vote for it or i wouldn't count. I like it because it showed the devotion that John had for the colonies and how inoder for them ro have inependence they must a agree on it. It was not only an amazing part of the movie but also a scene of great importance.

mike d. said...

My favorite scene in the movie John Adams part 2 was when Adams declares George Washington as commander in chief for the Continental army. The only two people that supported Adams was Sam Adans and Ben Franklin. George Washington said " it would be my humble duty". Yes it was a major part in this film necause if that did not happen the continental congress woould not have a commander in chief or the presidant.

shannon c. said...

My favorite scene from John Adams part two was when all the colonists had to vote yes or no for independence.Everyone had voted yes.All the colonists were in shock and sat there in silent letting everything sink in.Im sure during this silence everyone was thinking to themselves if they had made the right choice or not.They knew that there was no turning back.They were all independent colonies now.This part of the film was definately important.It was interseting to watch and see what everyones decision was going to be.

amanda h. said...

My favorite part of the film was when John Adams saw the events at Concord. It was my favorite scene because you could see the emotions that people went through during that time. The scene showed the minutemen fighting the British army. I think it was a major part in the film because it gave you a sense of what their lives were like and why they wanted to break away from Britain.

Amber P. said...

My Favorite part of the movie John Adams was the scene were John's daughter was sick. Even though this scene was sad it still show how strong the Adam's family was even with the absence of John. I thought it was so cute when the youngest son gave the daughter a stuffed animal. This scene wasnt really important only because it didnt really show the crises that was happening with john in philidelphia. Also back then getting sick happened alot.

Anonymous said...

my favorite scene in John Adams part two wa the long silence that occured with all the colonists after voting for independene. It was my favorite because it was thats when our country first got our independence. The coloinst were silent because they were feeling so many feelings at once for jus voting for independence. They all were probably scared because of what they jus did, if they made the right deision, if it will be better for them. They realized that at that point everything was going to change. Thats why this is my favorite part in the film.

maria d. said...

my favorite scene in John Adams part two wa the long silence that occured with all the colonists after voting for independene. It was my favorite because it was thats when our country first got our independence. The coloinst were silent because they were feeling so many feelings at once for jus voting for independence. They all were probably scared because of what they jus did, if they made the right deision, if it will be better for them. They realized that at that point everything was going to change. Thats why this is my favorite part in the film.

Janet G. said...

I have to say that my favorite scene from the movie is when each colony or state votes for declaration of independence just the suspence of awaiting if each state would votes yes or no. But what i really liked was when after the man had said that the vote stands 12 four independence with one obstention each delegate in the room had kept silence such as John Adams,Thomas jefferson,Benjamin Franklin and many others well basically all of them. Just asking themselves what were they gonna do now what was to come in the future.I just loved this part of the movie just watching how we became an independent country. And yes I have to say this scene would be a major part of the film because it showed how the United States of America became an independent nation.

Pat Cass said...

My favorite part in John Adams part two was when all the colonist had to vote for independence. Every state had to vote yes for it to be a independent states. Everyone voted yes and at the end when there was a long silince, i don't know if they realized what they have done to there country. They were all in complete shock.

jquinn said...

My favorite part of John Adams part two was when all of the colonists voted for independence.Everyone was in complete silence after they were done voting. They were in shock thinking about what they had voted for. They were wondering if they had made the right choice. There was no changing there minds they were now an independent colony. This was a important part of the series.