John Quincy Adams
Phyllis Lee Levin’s book, The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams, explores the biography of John Quincy Adams. It might be of interest to some of my readers.
We probably remember John Quincy Adams best — when we remember him at all — as the scion of America’s second president, a one-term president himself and a zealous antislavery advocate. He made the unusual choice of serving in the House of Representatives after his presidency and won an 1841 US Supreme Court case on behalf of a group of Africans who took over the Spanish slave ship Amistad. Learn more.