John Quincy Adams is a fascinating figure. He had travelled more than most in the world by the age of 17. He was quite a talented diplomat whose skills did not quite translate well in domestic politics. He was a staunch defender of the universal and inalienable rights of man, slave or free, as evidenced by his role on the defense team in the Amistad case. Learn more about this man who would only serve one term as president due to the backlash from the 'Corrupt Bargain'.