John Quincy Adams Has Been Everywhere (His Life - Part 1) | Episode #130 | Election College: United States Presidential Election History

John Quincy Adams was quite the guy. Before he was President, he traveled all over Europe–he had the ultimate homeschool experience.  By the time he was 20, Q knew several languages, had translated the New Testament, and had a prolific blog (well, he had a diary).  While he might have wished to stay home, his dad - John Adam - encouraged him to take his experience on the road. George Washington appointed him as Minister to the Netherlands at the age of 26.  Q served as James Monroe's Secretary of State and wrote the document that we now know as the Monroe Doctrine.  All that to say . . .If there was a Foreign Affairs All Star team from the early 1800s, The Q would be batting clean-up.    _______________ We recorded an audiobook! It’s about the letters between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr before their fateful duel. Get it for free with a 30 day Audible trial at ElectionCollege.com/DuelingLetters or get it for only $3.99 with your Audible subscription! ___________________________ Support the show! Use this link to do your shopping on Amazon. It won't cost you a penny more and it will help us out!  ElectionCollege.com/Amazon ________________________ Be sure to subscribe to the show! Leave us a review on iTunes - It really helps us out! Facebook  |  Twitter  | Instagram ________________________ Get a free month of Audible and a free audiobook to keep at ElectionCollege.com/Audible ________________________ Music from: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music ________________________ Some links in these show notes are affiliate links that could monetarily benefit Election College, but cost you nothing extra. 

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