John Quincy Adams Timeline

John Quincy Adams Presidency Timeline
John Quincy Adams was the 6th President of the United States who served in office from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829. What were the key events during his presidency? The John Quincy Adams Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

John Quincy Adams Presidency Timeline
John Quincy Adams Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829 that included:

The Erie Canal was completed in 1826
The Tariff of 1828 protecting industry in the northern United States.
He was an Antislavery advocate

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John Quincy Adams Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the John Quincy Adams Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. John Quincy Adams Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America. John Quicy Adams was the main author of the
Monroe Doctrine which was the basis of his foreign policy.

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John Quincy Adams Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events

1825 - His inauguration as 6th President of the United States

1825 - His surprise election, and the defeat of Andrew Jackson, led to accusations of a "corrupt bargain" between John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay who he appointed as his Secretary of State.

1825 - The General Survey Act of 1824 was passed, authorizing the president to have surveys made of important transportation routes by the Corps of Engineers

1825 - He led the fight to force Congress to receive antislavery petitions

1826 - The Erie Canal, the nation's first important transportation system, was completed connecting the Great Lakes and the Ohio and Mississippi valleys with the Hudson River

1826 - The integration of Union and state militias and Military standardization using training manuals was introduced

1827 - In an effort to end the continental cartel of exclusive trading relationship all American ports were closed to trade with British colonies

1828 - The building of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, one of the oldest railroads in the US, began and would extend from New York to Illinois

1828 - The Tariff of 1828 was passed by Congress to protect industry in the northern United States. It was given the name "Tariff of Abominations" by Southerners because of the effects it had on the Southern economy.

1828 - John C. Calhoun writes the South Carolina Exposition protesting against the Tariff of Abominations

1828 - Noah Webster published the first edition of his dictionary

1829 - His presidency and term in office ends. The next US President was Andrew Jackson. John Quincy Adams continued his career in politics as a member of the House of Representatives where he fought for the abolition of slavery and the end of the 'Gag Rule'. His involvement with the Abolitionist Movement led to his participation in the Amistad Slave Ship Case in which he defended the Africans.

John Quincy Adams Timeline of important Events

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For detailed articles about the most important events during his presidency timeline refer to John Quincy Adams Accomplishments and Events

John Quincy Adams Presidency Timeline
The John Quincy Adams Presidency Timeline detailed above provides interesting facts and important information about the 6th President of the United States.

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