Adams, John Quincy

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Born: Jul 11, 1767 AD
Died: 1848 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician, Presidents


1767 - Adams was born in Braintree, Massachusetts on July 11, 1767.

 

1774 - Witnessed the Battle of Bunker Hill when he was seven-year-old.

 

1778-1780 - Acquired his education at the University of Leiden and served as an American envoy to his father.

 

1787 - Entered Harvard College and graduated with a degree. Upon graduating, he was admitted to the bar.

 

1794-1797 - Appointed to be the United States Ambassador to Netherlands.

 

1797-1801 - Became the first United States Ambassador to Prussia. He married Louisa Catherine Johnson while serving abroad.

 

1802 - Elected to the Massachusetts Senate which began his career in politics.

 

1803-1808 - Became a Senator serving from March 4, 1803 to June 8, 1808.

 

1809-1814 - Appointed to be the United States ambassador to Russia. He was the one of the chief negotiator in the Treaty of Ghent for the United States Commission.

 

1815-1817 - Appointed to be the United States ambassador to Britain.

 

1817-1825 - Became the United States Secretary of State under the leadership of President James Monroe. He was the one who wrote the Monroe Doctrine, a doctrine that European nations against meddling in the affairs of the United States of America.

 

1825-1829 - Became the sixth President of the United States serving from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829.

 

1831-1848 - Served as a Representative of Massachusetts. Adams died on February 23, 1848 due to cerebral hemorrhage.

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