The American Revolution, the American War of Independence, led by George Washingtonwas fought between Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several European great powers.
Educated at European Schools and graduated from Harvard in 1787
John Quincy Adams married Louisa Catherine Johnson in London on July 26, 1797. They had 4 children.
Secretary to U.S. Minister to Russia, 1781
Minister to the Netherlands, 1794
Minister to Prussia, 1797-1801
United States Senator, 1803-08
Minister to Russia, 1809-11
Battle of Tippecanoe
The War of 1812 which has also been called the second War for Independence, between the United States and Great Britain
Peace Commissioner at Treaty of Ghent, 1814
He was instrumental in negotiating the Treaty of Ghent in 1814 that ended the War of 1812
1817 - 1818
The First Seminole War when American slave owners travelled to Spanish Florida in search of runaway African slaves and Seminole Indians who had been trading weapons with the British in the War of 1812.
Secretary of State, 1817-25 (under Monroe)
John Quincy Adams was instrumental in formulating the Monroe Doctrine. James Monroe implemented the Monroe Doctrine in 1823 which declared against foreign colonization or intervention in the Americas.
He became the sixth President of America in 1825 and served for 4 years until 1829. He led the fight to force Congress to receive antislavery petitions and gaining Florida from Spain.
Indian Removal Act. - The Oregon Trail opens
Nat Turner's revolt
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1831-48
Second Seminole War begins. President Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act
1835 - 1836
The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) which included the famous Battle of the Alamo. Texas settlers from the United States to join the Texan Army which defeated the Mexican Army
Battle of the Alamo - Panic of 1837
1838-1839: The Trail of Tears
Mexican-American War begins and ends in 1848 - Texas admission to the US - Oregon Treaty signed
Treaty of Cahuenga ends Mexican-American War
He died of paralysis caused by a stroke on February 23, 1848 at the House of Representatives and died in the Speaker's Room inside the Capitol Building.