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14 Fun Facts About John Quincy Adams

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John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of the United States. He was born to John and Abigail Adams on July 11, 1767, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts.
Adams grew up at his father's side, accompanying him on trips while his father carried out his political duties. At an early age, Adams began a political career of his own.
He led a varied and interesting life, much of which he wrote about in a daily journal. Here are some of the interesting things in his life.

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How did John Quincy Adams pronounce his middle name?
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