President John Quincy Adams
said "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
The corner is known around town as Adams Five Corners in honor of two distant cousins of President John Quincy Adams
, who lived in one of the houses on the corner, according to Kenneth Warchol, chairman of the Northbridge Historical Commission.
The book's focus on little-known aspects of history, such as Revolutionary War leaders who attempted to advance the cause of abolition, or former President John Quincy Adams
, who spent his last years as a fervently abolitionist congressman, is fascinating and entertaining -- although sprinkled with assertions that may not hold up.
His chapel in Newington Green, London, was attended by the likes of Mary Wollstonecraft, Benjamin Franklin, US President John Quincy Adams
and philanthropist John Howard.
In 1843, former President John Quincy Adams
commissioned the copies (printed from a copper plate made by J.
Illustrations include a Congressional Record disposition regarding the rape of teenage girls by British soldiers, a black drummer boy, and future president John Quincy Adams
at age 15.
His four Oscar nominations were earned for playing an intensely bottled-up manservant (``The Remains of the Day,'' 1993), the anything-but-relaxed President Nixon (``Nixon,'' 1995), President John Quincy Adams
dealing with a bloody slave mutiny (``Amistad,'' 1997) and, of course, the cannibalistic Dr.
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy," said President John Quincy Adams
Elected to the United States Senate, Van Buren took it upon himself after the election of 1824 to organize the opposition to President John Quincy Adams
, who, in Van Buren's view, did not represent pure Jeffersonian principles.
As noted above, former president John Quincy Adams
served in the House of Representatives, Andrew Johnson took appointment to the Senate, and several ex-presidents ran for and, in Grover Cleveland's case, even won back the presidency.
In 1828, President John Quincy Adams
wrote in his diary about meeting with a group of Cherokee Indians to negotiate a treaty.
DJIMON HOUNSOU leads an escape from the Spanish slave ship La Amistad only to end up in chains in America - but he finds a powerful ally in former President John Quincy Adams