6 John Quincy Adams

6 John Quincy Adams - Leah Betten Mr. Bickerstaff Period 3...

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Mr. Bickerstaff Period 3 10/1/06 JOHN QUINCY ADAMS I. President: John Quincy Adams A. July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848 II. States: A. Massachusetts born B. Massachusetts delegate for President III. Educational and Occupational background A. Education 1. Home schooled → boarding school (France) 2. Harvard as a junior 3. study law under Theophilus Parsons – admitted to MA bar (July 1790) B. Occupational a. Military Service – none. 2. Congressional a. Minister to the Netherlands (1794-1797) b. Minister to Prussia (1797-1801) c. Massachusetts State Senator (1802) d. U.S. Senator (Federalist-Massachusetts) (1803-1808) e. Minister to Russia (1809-1814) f. Chief Negotiator of Treaty of Ghent (1814) g. Minister to Great Britain (1815-1817) h. Secretary of State (1817-1825) IV. Dates of the terms of office A. 1825 – 1829 V. Prominent issues in each election A. Sectional rivalries and strong personalities of candidates 1. Adams’s aloofness/formal = negative response 2. Jackson’s down-home style = positive response B. Protective tariff C. Federal program of internal improvements D. Adams – manufacturing interests (New England) E. No candidate received majority of electoral votes 1. 12 th Amendment: House of Representatives vote from top 3 electoral vote getters, and 1 ballot per state based on majority of its delegation VI. Opponent(s) by term A. Andrew Jackson – Democratic-Republican B. William H. Crawford – Democratic-Republican
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