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John Quincy Adams

Standing portrait of John Quincy Adams
Description: Engraving, By Alonzo Chappel, 1856, Unframed Dimensions 8H X 6W
Accession #: 99-024-ED
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In 1824 John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) narrowly defeated Andrew Jackson to become the 6th President of the United States.  Four years later, he lost a reelection bid to Jackson.  Adams had a long career of public service which included several ambassadorial appointments and terms in the House and Senate.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
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