John Quincy Adams
Until the election of George W. Bush, John Quincy Adams was the only son of a president to become the president himself. He had an impressive political background that began at the age of fourteen. He was an intelligent and industrious individual. He was a man of strong character and high principles. By all account, his presidency should have been a huge success, yet it wasnt. John Quincy Adams presidency was frustrating and judged a failure because of the scandal attached to his election & the pettiness of his political rivals.
John Quincy Adams was born in1767 during the month of July, in Braintree Massachusetts. His parents were John and Abigail Adams. “Quincy?, had every advantage as a youngster. At the time of his birth, his father was an increasingly admired and prospering lawyer, and his mother Abigail Smith Adams, was the daughter of an esteemed minister, whose wifes family combined two prestigious and influential lines, the Nortons and the Quincys. Accompanying his father on diplomatic missions in Europe, young John Quincy Adams received a splendid education at private schools in Paris, Leiden, and Amsterdam. This helped to develop his early penchant for reading from
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