John Quincy Adams - 6th President of U.S. - son of John Adams, (2nd President). He served as Secretary of State under James Monroe, and is regarded as one of the greatest diplomats in American history. He reportedly had the highest IQ of any American President. He died in 1848 at the age of 81.
John Adams Quote -to disregard Religion and Morality as a foundation for a Democratic Republic is equally within John Adams scope of reason
"Facts are stubborn things, and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence." ~ John Adams
John Adams is hands down my favorite historical figure. The most just man to ever live.
I was amazed at how fascinating John Adams was and the book is so well written.