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  • Secretary John Q Adams
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    John Quinsy Adams was born in Braintree Massachusetts. His other, Abigail Smith Adams and his father, John Adams (2nd president of the United States of America) trained John Quinsy very well. At ten years old John Q. traveled with his father on diplomat missions to Europe. He learned French fluently there in a private school at Paris. After Studying French in Paris Adams studied at the University of Leiden. In 1782 through 1783 he was a secretary and interpreter of the French in Germany. After b...
  • John Quincy Adams And Andrew Jackson
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    The election of 1824 is one of the most unique and interesting elections in American history. The four candidates in the election were William Crawford, Henry Clay, John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Jackson. They were all from the Jacksonian Republican Party. William H. Crawford was very experienced in politics. Before running for president in 1824, he was James Monroe's secretary of war and he was also secretary of treasury under Monroe and James Madison. He also served in congress as an U.S. Senat...
  • General Information About John Adams
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    JOHN ADAMS Adams, John (1735-1826), second president (1797-1801) and first vice-president (1789-97) of the United States, and leader in the movement for independence. His presidency was marked by rivalry with Alexander Hamilton, controversy over government measures taken to curb political opposition, and a crisis in U.S. relations with France. John Adams was born on October 30, 1735, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, a town in which Adamses had lived since 1638. His father had married in...
  • President Adams
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    John Adams, who became the second president of the United States, has been accused by some historians of being the closest thing America ever had to a dictator or monarch (Onuf, 1993). Such strong accusations should be examined in the context of the era in which Mr. Adams lived and served. A closer examination of the historical events occurring during his vice presidency and his term as president, strongly suggests that Adams was not, in fact, a dictator. Indeed, except for his lack of charisma ...
  • John Adams
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    The second president of the United States of America was John Adams. He was born on Oct. 30, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts. His party affiliation was the Federalist. His nickname was Atlas of Independence. His vice president was Thomas Jefferson and he was in office for one term. One major thing that he was noted for was adding E Pluribus Unum to all of the American coins and relocated the U.S. capital to Washington D.C. from Philadelphia. The XYZ affair is what basically started the French w...
  • 1828 Adams
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    th Presidential Profile Name: John Quincy Adams Dates in Office: He served from 1825 to 1829 Party: Democratic Republican Background: Adams was born on July 11, 1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He was the son of John Adams, the 2nd president of the United States. From age 10 to 17, Adams lived in Europe while his father was ambassador to different nations. At the age of 18, he enrolled at Harvard, and graduated in 1787. For the next three years after graduating, Adams studied law under Theophil...
  • Presidents A First Term John C Calhoun
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    10/7/00 Presidential Outline I. John Quincy Adams A. Born- July 11, 1767 B. Died- February 23, 1828 II. Background A. Educational- Attended Harvard (1785-1787); Studied law under Theophilus Parsons at Newburyport, Mass. (1787-1790); Admitted to the bar, 1790. B. Occupational- 1. Minister to the Netherlands, 1784-1797 2. Minister to Prussia, 1797-1801 3. Massachusetts State Senator, 1802 4. US Senator (Federalist-Massachusetts), 1803-1808 5. Minister to Russia, 1809-1814 6. Chief Negotiator of Tr...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    The author believes that John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States of America, is not only a major political figure in the forming of the United States as we now know it, but also a just and moral Christian man. John Quincy Adams was born on July 11, 1767, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He was the second of four children-a girl and three boys. From infancy John saw history being made. Often he was taken to Boston Common to see the hated British soldiers parade. He he...
  • Adams As Secretary Of State
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    The only President who was the son of a President, John Quincy Adams in many respects paralleled the career as well as the temperament and viewpoints of his illustrious father. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, in 1767, he watched the Battle of Bunker Hill from the top of Penn's Hill above the family farm. As secretary to his father in Europe, he became an accomplished linguist and assiduous diarist. After graduating from Harvard College, he became a lawyer. At age 26 he was appointed Minister t...
  • John Adams Accomplishments
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    Brandon Giroux Bible-12 John Adams Everyone here will agree that George Washington was the first president of the United States, correct What if I told you that under the United States Constitution, John Adams has been robbed of the rightful title of "The First President of the United States" What would you believe then John Adams was the son of John Adams and Susanna Boylston. Adams was born and raised in Braintree, Massachusetts. He attended school in Braintree; and at the age of 16 entered Ha...
  • Adams's Four Years As President
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    John Adams, the first vice president under George Washington and the second President of the United States, accompanied the growing country through some of its most serious tribulations. He became the first President to live in the White House, and was also the first chief executive whose son also served as president. Adams played a major role in the adoption and in the signing of the historic document, The Declaration of Independence. Adams barely earned popularity during his long political car...
  • John Adams
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    John Adams was born on October 30, 1975, in Braintree Massachusetts on their family farm. He was named after his father who was a deacon of the church. Senior Adams was John's role model in life. His father died of a flu epidemic in 1761. Susanna Boylston Adams, John Adams mother, comparatively not much was known about her except for her fiery temper. Susanna Adams died in 1797, while John was serving his first year as president. John had two brothers named Peter and Elihu. John's parents gave h...
  • Long Achievements Of John Quincy Adams
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    John Quincy Adams was the first son of a President to serve President himself. In many ways his career and viewpoints paralleled his father's. Adams, the sixth President of the United States was born in 1767, from a New England farm family in Braintree, Massachusetts. In this paper, I will discuss the life-long achievements of John Quincy Adams, and how he played a significant role in shaping the course of the United States. John Quincy's father, John Adams was the second President of the United...
  • John Quincy Adams
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    If anyone was raised to take on the role of the president of the United States, then that person was John Quincy Adams. He came from the town of Braintree, Massachusetts, which his ancestors had settled, and generations of Adams would come to prosper. His father, John Adams, studied law at Harvard College, and married Abigail Smith in 1765. On July 11th, 1767, the couple gave birth to their second child, John Quincy Adams. John Quincy grew up with much happening in nearby Boston to interest and ...

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