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1767, Jul 111825-18291848, Feb 23
an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. He also served as a diplomat, a Senator and member of the House of Representatives. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties.
 Timeline (13)
07/11/1767-John Quincy Adams is born
07/26/1797-John Quincy Adams marries Louisa Johnson
09/22/1817-John Quincy Adams becomes eighth Secretary of State
11/02/1824-Popular presidential vote first recorded -- Andrew Jackson beats John Quincy Adams 
12/01/1824-House of Representatives begins to end election deadlock between John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, William H. Crawford and Henry Clay. Adams eventually declared president
02/09/1825-John Quincy Adams is elected 6th U.S. President after the Corrupt Bargain in one of the most signficiant presidential elections in US History.
03/04/1825-John Quincy Adams inaugrated as 6th president
12/06/1825-President John Quincy Adams suggests establishment of a U.S. observatory 
02/25/1828-John Quincy Adams' son John marries his first cousin in the White House
12/05/1831-Former President John Quincy Adams takes his seat as member of House of Representatives 
02/24/1840-Former President John Quincy Adams begins arguments in the La Amistad case before the U.S. Supreme Court
02/21/1848-John Quincy Adams suffers a stroke while addressing the House of Representatives
02/23/1848-John Quincy Adams dies at age 80
 Notes (2)
Politics:
  • Party: Democratic-Republican
  • Vice President: John Calhoun
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All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.
The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
Where annual elections end where slavery begins.
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