Category Archive for: ‘John Quincy Adams’

John Quincy Adams - 2012 Paninil America Trading Card

Fun Presidential Facts – John Quincy Adams

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President John Quincy Adams

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Statue of Three Monkies - New York City

John Quincy Adams: Boston Theatre Fight and His Dad

“Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.” John 9:23 KJV
When he became a young man himself, some would say he was a carbon copy of his father. Many might have considered that an insult, but not him. He took it as praise. If you want to blame someone, blame Him. Taking action is far better than looking for excuses.

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Jefferson Memorial at Sunrise with Cherry Blossoms -Washington DC Mar 2016

List: What similiar trait do I have with the first ten Presidents

Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, JQ Adams, Jackson, Van Buren, WH Harrison, and John Tyler. Those are the first ten Presidents. A list of how I think I am like them.

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The Alamo - San Antonio, Texas

John Quincy Adams – Serving in the House after being President

“These are the families of the Levites: the family of the Libnites, the family of the Hebronites, the family of the Mahlites, the family of the Mushites, the family of the Korathites. And Kohath begat Amram.” Numbers 26:58 KJV

The other day I was trying to think of the earliest historical event I could remember. The House of Representatives voted on the declaration of war. Only fourteen Representatives voted against the measure. This very vocal opponent was one of them.

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Statue Kids On Bench Reading, Dothan, AL

John Quincy Adams – Views on Education

“Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.” Genesis 6:14 KJV

I believe education is one of the keys to reaching your full potential. The love of education gives you the drive to be better. Today, I worry that we have lost that zeal to improve our education.

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Ship at Jamestown, Virginia

James Monroe – The Monroe Doctrine

“I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.” Psalm 30:1 KJV

Have you ever had one of those cases where you work so hard on something, only to have someone else take credit for your work? The bells of America’s freedom rang loud and nation after nation heard the clang.

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Author (in his younger days) running track in high school

Washington – Monroe – John Quincy Adams – Unanimous Elections?

“And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” Romans 5:3-5 KJV

I was probably just an average track runner, maybe a little above average my senior year. I was definitely not a super star. We are all lucky because Jesus still found a way to be victorious, even with the betrayal of a friend.

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