In the last episode, we talked about John Quincy Adams' upbringing which led to many travels around Europe. He was a foreign relations all-star.
After serving in the Monroe administration as Secretary of State, he runs for President and that's where we pick-up in this episode where we discuss . . .
*How JQA emerges as the President in 1824 (even though he finished in third place)
*Helps build infrastructure during his presidency
*Has a rough ride as President and loses to Andy Jack in 1828
*Goes back to serve in Congress
*Opposes slavery and mistreatment of Native Americans
*Ignores the gag rule about mentioning slavery in Congress
*Is a link between the Revolution and Civil War - Knew the Founding Fathers and Abraham Lincoln
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