John Quincy Adams


  • John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n John Quincy Adams 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
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In literature:

It was founded in 1636, and among its graduates numbered John Quincy Adams, sixth President of our country.
"American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward Stratemeyer
Anti-slavery Whigs were there, breathing the spirit of the departed John Quincy Adams.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
The wife of President John Quincy Adams wore one of these bonnets, to the great pride of her husband.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
The first and one of the most important of these is John Quincy Adams Ward, born in 1830 on an Ohio farm.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
The state papers of Mr. Madison and Mr. John Quincy Adams are a permanent monument to their familiarity with this subject.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866" by Various
Seward published a volume on the "Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams," 1849.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
Adams, John Quincy, 128.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Only Seward and John Quincy Adams can rival John Hay as successful American Ministers of Foreign Affairs.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
John Quincy Adams was therefore declared elected President.
"Key-Notes of American Liberty" by Various
There is even no picture of John Quincy Adams to-night.
"The Trial of Theodore Parker" by Theodore Parker
Crawford, Andrew Jackson, and John Quincy Adams, he was a candidate for that office.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
In the United States, Congress decided the disputed Presidential election in favor of John Quincy Adams, John Calhoun becoming Vice-President.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
John Adams, and his son John Quincy, then a boy, were on board of this ship on this occasion.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
Adams, John Quincy, on Governor Andrew's staff, 266.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
In this period she became the mother of a daughter and three sons, of whom John Quincy Adams was the eldest.
"Lives of Celebrated Women" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Adams, John Quincy, quoted, 294.
"The Library and Society" by Various
John Quincy Adams called her an itinerant virago.
"Curious Punishments of Bygone Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Consider, for example, the measureless difference between the early surroundings of John Quincy Adams and Abraham Lincoln.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
Not with John Quincy Adams, who, in 1807, voted for the embargo.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 3 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker

In news:

6, John Quincy Adams, the son of No.
John Quincy Adams, IV – Direct grandson descendent of our nations 2nd President, John Adams, and of our 6th President John Quincy Adams.
As part of its ongoing " John Adams Unbound" series, the Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy held a lecture and demonstration titled "Dance and the World of John Adams " on Saturday.
John Quincy Adams once declared it "the most magnificent and elegant private mansion that I have ever seen on this continent".
A Biography on President John Quincy Adams .
John Quincy Adams , Twitterer.
BOSTON — John Quincy Adams , president, statesman — and Twitterer.
John Quincy Adams , the nation's sixth President, has his own Twitter feed.
On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Historical Society started posting President John Quincy Adams ' diary entries on his own Twitter feed.
' John Quincy Adams ': one extraordinary American public servant.
John Quincy Adams, Twitterer .
BOSTON — John Quincy Adams, president, statesman — and Twitterer .
LONDON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, John Quincy Adams … and now Anna Wintour.
T homas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, John Quincy Adams and now Anna Wintour.
Sir Anthony Hopkins is known for dramatic portrayals of public figures like John Quincy Adams and Richard M Nixon.

In science:

You cannot have them all, and we are ruthless in noting only: 175 the age of Harriet the tortoise at the time of her death in an Australian zoo (Anonymous 2005d). 170 the estimated IQ of John Quincy Adams (Simonton 2006), at the top of the presidential pack.
Astrophysics in 2006