John Quincy Adams Fast Facts

Sixth President of the United States

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

John Quincy Adams was the ultimate diplomat for the United States. He was the son of America's second president, John Adams. Like his father before him, he only served one term as president. After his failed second bid, he was elected to serve in the House of Representatives. 

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July 11, 1767


February 23, 1848

Term of Office:

March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829

Number of Terms Elected:

1 Term

First Lady:

Louisa Catherine Johnson - She was the only foreign-born First Lady. 

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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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.

Top 10 Significant Presidential Elections
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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