Person - Quincy Adams, John (1767-1848)

Quincy Adams, John (1767-1848)




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Massachusetts (Estados Unidos)  1767-07-11 - Washington (D.C., Estados Unidos de América)  1848-02-23


American politic. He was the sixth President of the United States (March 4, 1825 - March 4, 1829) and Secretary of State of the United States (March 5, 1817 - March 3, 1825). He was the eldest son of Abigail Adams (1744-1818) and the President John Adams (1735-1826) who helped in the Peace negotiations that put an end to the War of the American Independence. He studied law in the University of Harvard. In 1797, he was awarded with the position of Ambassador in Prussia, with which it concluded a pact incorporating the clauses of the "Tratado de Jay" - Jay Treaty -. In 1801, he was appointed Senator by Massachusetts and two years later by the United States. In 1809, he was appointed Ambassador in Russia, and in 1814 he negotiated in Ghent the Treaty that put an end to the Anglo-American War. In 1815, he was appointed Diplomat in Great Britain. In 1817, he was appointed Secretary of State. In 1819, because of the Transcontinental Treaty (Adams-Onís Treaty), Spain ceded Florida and Louisiana's border was modified.


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Massachusetts (Estados Unidos) in 1767-07-11

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Washington (D.C., Estados Unidos de América) in 1848-02-23




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