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John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of the United States and the first president whose father was also president. His election was disputed and his stay in the White House short.


John Quincy Adams: One-Term Wonder
He was the first son of a president. Find out more about this New Englander who had a very impressive resume heading into his election but who managed to alienate the opposition leaders, weakening his overall authority.

White House Biography
Get the facts and figures from the official White House biography. Check out his portrait!

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

The American President: John Quincy Adams
This companion site to the popular PBS TV series goes more in-depth to reveal the man behind the public figure.

Fun and Interesting Facts about John Quincy Adams
Looking for quick, fun facts? Look no further.

Speeches of John Quincy Adams
Read what he said all those years ago. Includes his inaugural address and more.

Family Tree of John Quincy Adams
Yes, John Adams was his father, but did he have other famous ancestors? Find out here.

His Career in Congress
Adams was a member of Congress before AND after his presidency. Sound a little strange? It wasn't to him, or to the people who voted for him.

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