John Quincy Adams

#17. John Quincy Adams

- 6th president (March 4, 1825-March 4, 1829) - Political party: Democratic-Republican - Overall C-SPAN score: 603 --- Political persuasion score: 49.4 (#26) --- Crisis leadership score: 54.0 (#23) ...
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John Quincy Adams remembered for dedication to values on 254th birthday

QUINCY — The sixth president of the United States was celebrated at his final resting place Monday and remembered for his dedication to justice and the republic in honor of his 254th birthday. Several elected officials and local historians gathered at the First Parish Church in Quincy Center, also known...

John Quincy Adams Birthday Wreath-Laying Ceremony Rescheduled For Monday, July 12

Due to the inclement forecast of heavy rain and wind Friday (Tropical Storm Elsa), the John Quincy Adams birthday anniversary wreath-laying ceremony originally scheduled for Friday, July 9 at noon at United First Parish Church in Quincy Center has been postponed. The wreath-laying ceremony has been rescheduled for Monday, July...

A rare parchment engraving of the Declaration of Independence, ordered up by John Quincy Adams two centuries ago from printer William J. Stone and found in the attic of an ancestral Scottish house, sold for a near-record $4.4 million Thursday at

Freeman’s auction house to an anonymous buyer. Officials at Freeman’s, located on Market Street in Philadelphia, said it was the second-highest price ever paid at auction for any Declaration copy, eclipsed only by the $8.14 million paid in a 2000 New York City auction for a copy printed by John Dunlap in Philadelphia on the night of July 4-5, 1776.

Papers from Our Past: Presidential Fatherhood: John Quincy Adams is working with the Rye Historical Society on Papers from our Past. The Rye Historical Society Archives contains centuries of stories, from everyday life in Rye to significant events in American History. Among the dark drawers and thick, dusty archives of the Rye Historical Society, a serendipitous historical discovery...

John Quincy Adams

CHARLOTTE – “Duty is ours’, results are God’s” – with that phrase, America’s sixth President answered a question posed by a reporter: why did John Quincy Adams continue to focus his congressional service on slavery abolition year after year without appearing to make any progress at all? Known as the “Hell hound of abolition”, JQA was the only President to have served as a congressional representative after his Presidency. He labored 17 years for the cause until his death in the midst of his congressional duties.