5 Things Everyone Should Know about John Quincy Adams
  • He was the first president elected without winning the popular vote.
  • He was the only president to serve in the House of Representatives after being President.
  • He is more famous for being Secretary of State than he is for being president.
  • He was the first president who was also the son of a president.
  • He died of a stroke on the floor of the House, serving his country to the last.

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  • He issued the Monroe Doctrine.
  • He presided over the "Era of Good Feelings."
  • He served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
  • He served as Secretary of State and Secretary of War at the same time.
  • He helped found the Democratic-Republican Party.


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