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John Quincy Adams
Transcript of John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams was born in Braintree, MA.
Born on July 11th, 1767
Born to John Adams and Abigail Adams
John Quincy Adams died on February 21, 1848 from a stroke. He died while answering a question that the Speaker of the House put forward. Everyone answered yes, but he answered no. When getting up to state his claim he died.
When John Quincy Adams was young he witnessed the birth of the United States. When he was ten he traveled to France with his father who was trying to acquire aid for the American Revolution. John Quincy Adams was taught by watching his father.
John Quincy Adams started his career in politics when George Washington appointed him Minister to the Netherlands. He was 26 at this point. Later Washington called him "the most valuable of America's officials abroad.
John Quincy Adams became president in 1825 to 1829. He was inaugurated on March 4, 1825. He took his oath of office on a book of constitutional law, instead of the more traditional bible. He wanted to improve the conditions of roads, ports, and canals. His vice president was John C. Calhoun. He was replaced with Andrew Jackson after his term was over.