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  1. John Quincy Adams [a] July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman, politician, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth president of the United States, from 1825 to 1829. He previously served as the eighth United States secretary of state from 1817 to 1825.

  2. Table of Contents. John Quincy Adams - Abolition Movement & Death: Adams’s long second career in Congress was at least as important as his earlier career as a diplomat. Throughout, he was conspicuous as an opponent of the expansion of slavery and was at heart an abolitionist, though he never became one in the political sense of the word.

  3. Oct 27, 2009 · John Quincy Adams began his diplomatic career as the U.S. minister to the Netherlands in 1794 and served as minister to Prussia during the presidential administration of his father, the...

  4. Apr 3, 2014 · John Quincy Adams. John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of the United States. He was also the eldest son of President John Adams, the second U.S. president. Updated: Apr 19, 2021.

  5. On February 21, 1848, John Quincy Adams suffered a stroke while sitting at his desk on the floor of the House of Representatives. He was moved to the Speaker’s Room in the Capitol Building, when he fell into a coma. He died two days later on February 23, 1848.

  6. John Quincy Adams was the son of John Adams, the second president of the United States, and Abigail Adams, an early feminist who famously reminded her husband to “remember the ladies” while he was in office. Quincy Adams served as Secretary of State from 1817 to 1825 under President James Monroe and is widely considered one of the best ...

  7. Mar 31, 2012 · No American who ever entered the presidency was better prepared to fill that office than John Quincy Adams. Born on July 11, 1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts, he was the son of two fervent revolutionary patriots, John and Abigail Adams, whose ancestors had lived in New England for five generations.

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