The Life of John Adams Begun by John Quincy Adams (Bcl1 - U. S. History Series) by Charles F. Adams

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Served as President: Vice President: Thomas Jefferson Party: Federalist Age at inauguration: 61 Born: October 30 in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts Died: July 4, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts Married: Abigail Smith Adams Children: 5 (Abigail, John Quincy, Charles, Thomas, and a daughter who died young) The Works of John Adams, vol.

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