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John Quincy Adams Fast Facts

Sixth President of the United States


John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams, Sixth President of the United States, Painted by T. Sully

Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-7574 DLC
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Birth: July 11, 1767

Death: February 23, 1848

Term of Office: March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829

Number of Terms Elected: 1 Term

First Lady: Louisa Catherine 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. "
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Major Events While in Office:

  • Erie Canal Opens (1825)
  • Tariff of Abominations (1828)

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John Quincy Adams Biography
Take a more in depth look at the Sixth president of the United States through this biography. You'll learn about his childhood, family, early career, and the major events of his administration.

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John Quincy Adams was involved in one of the top ten significant elections in American History. In 1824, he beat Andrew Jackson for the presidency when it was put into the House of Representatives through what has been called the Corrupt Bargain.

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