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  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams was a major influence in the history of the United States. John Quincy took part in more important events‚ and held more important positions than any person in United States history. Some of the important positions he held were he was American Ministers to four different European Countries (Hague‚ Prussia‚ Russia and England)‚ a State Senator representing Massachusetts‚ peace negotiator to England‚ a member of the House of Representatives‚ Secretary of the State‚ and President

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  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams Annika Bennion The sixth president of the United states‚ John Quincy Adams‚ was also a diplomat‚ a Senator‚ and member of the House of Representatives. Adams was the son of the second president‚ John Adams‚ and his wife‚ Abigail Adams. Instead of going to school‚ Adams was tutored by several teachers‚ most notably James Thax. He traveled with his father often‚ which brought him to France‚ Sweden‚ the Netherlands‚ Russia and other European countries. During his

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  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams We have had 43 presidents and each one has been an important part of our history. Our presidents are elected every four years on the first Tuesday in November. To run for presidency you have to be born in the United States‚ be over 35 years old‚ and have lived in the United States for 14 years or more. After being elected the president is sworn in on January 20 in Washington‚ D.C. and recites an oath. You can only be president for eight years. The president picks his cabinet

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  • John Quincy Adams

    Johnson •John Quincy Adams Quote: “Individual liberty is individual power‚ and as the power of the community is a mass compounded of individual powers‚ the nation which enjoys the most freedom must necessarily be in proportion to its numbers the most powerful nation.” •Major Events While In Office: -Erie Canal Opens (1825) -Tariff of Abominations (1828) •Privileged and Unique Childhood As the son of John Adams‚ the second president of the United States and the erudite Abigail AdamsJohn Quincy

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  • John Quincy Adams

    Historical Figure Outline John Quincy Adams I. John Quincy Adams (July 11‚ 1767 – February 23‚ 1848) II. Born in Quincy‚ (was Braintree) Massachusetts. It has a significance that he could watch the Bunker Hill battle near his family’s house hill.It also significance in that he could study in Harvard College in Massachusetts‚ which he graduated in 2 years. The state he ran for office was also Massachusetts‚ where he was chosen state senate for Massachusetts. This has some relation to that

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  • James Monroe and John Quincy Adams

    in the War Department helped improve America’s military capability. In 1816 James Monroe was elected president of the United States. Monroe’s own diplomatic experiences‚ combined with the skillful diplomacy of Monroe’s Secretary of State John Quincy Adams‚ led to important advances in American foreign relations during his two terms in the White House. The Rush-Bagot and Transcontinental treaties firmed up America’s borders and spread its domain to the Pacific Ocean. Despite many involving domestic

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  • Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams

    Andrew Jackson Prior to winning the presidential election in 1828‚ Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams shared deep hatred for each other. When Jackson won the presidential election‚ his popularity created the age of Jacksonian democracy. It replaced the Jeffersonian democracy‚ where Jefferson had created a nation governed by middle and upper-class educated property holders. Jackson was a symbol of an age because he represented the common man‚ was a beloved hero and was a leader who shared similar

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  • Biography of Abigail Adams: Mother of President John Quincy Adams

    Abigail Adams wrote to her son‚ John Quincy Adams‚ the future president of the United States. John Quincy Adams was traveling overseas with his father. His mother having no knowledge that her son will become a President in the future‚ she writes a letter to convince her son to travel with diligence and learn from his travel. Abigail Adams uses metaphor‚ flattery and historical allusions which shows that she was just being a mother to support her child for what he is doing. Abigail Adams uses flattery

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  • Who Is John Quincy Adams A Good President

    John Quincy Adams was a great man but didn’t accomplish much in his presidential years. He was born on July 11‚ 1767‚ in Braintree Massachusetts‚ but is now called Quincy in honor of him. He became president from a close race that the House of Representatives had to decide. Sadly‚ he died in 1848 at the age of 80. Before John Quincy Adams became the sixth president of the united states‚ he did some weird things as a child. He saw the Battle of Bunker Hill from a hill close to his farm with his mom

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  • John Quincy Adams: A Brief Biography

    John Quincy Adams was born on July 11‚ 1767‚ in Braintree‚ Massachusetts. He is the oldest son of all the children that John Adams‚ the second United States President‚ and Abigail Adams had. He traveled to France with his father at the age of 10. He received training in the diplomatic corps and went to school when he was 14 years old. Adams accompanied diplomat Francis Dana to Russia‚ serving as his secretary and translator in the year of 1781. He then traveled to Paris as his father’s secretary

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