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
From the official White House site

John Quincy Adams
Another finely detailed biography

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.

JQA Resources
Speeches, writings, photos, and more

10 Fascinating Facts about John Quincy Adams
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