John Quincy Adams Short Biography

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Who was John Quincy Adams By:Yale Kim John Quincy Adams was born on July 11,1767. His nickname is Old Man Eloquent. Abigail Smith Adams was his mother and John Adams was his father. John Quincy Adams had four siblings Abigail, Susan, Charles, and Thomas. He lived in a house in Braintree, Massachusetts. On February 1778, John Quincy Adams 's dad had to go on a dangerous trip to France and John (Almost 11) was brave enough to ask his father if he could go. Adams attended schools in Paris and Amsterdam. His studies allowed him to join the junior class at Harvard University, and he graduated in 1787. Adams studied law for three years, and in 1790, he began his own practice. He had few clients and soon turned to political journalism. In July 26, 1797, John Quincy Adams married Louisa Johnson. About five years later, he was elected to Massachusetts State Senate. in 1803, he was elected to the U.S. Senate. Then in 1812, a war started and two years later, it ended because of the Negotiated The Treaty Of Ghent. On 1825, John Quincy Adams was elected President of the United States and his family moved into the White House. They had four children and only one of them, Charles Francis, was elected as the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1836, the House of…show more content…
The rebels were African Americans that had been captured by Americans (which they were enslaved by them). That publicly showed his opposition to slavery . In 1839, they attacked the people that captured them on a ship called La Amistad in the Caribbean Sea. They killed two men and took control of the boat. Later the United States arrested them for the killings and for not obeying and for taking control. Later , the case ended up in the Supreme Court. There, John Quincy Adams strongly defended the African Americans, saying that they have the right for freedom and also, the African Americans weren 't found
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