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Presidents of the United States
John Quincy Adams

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Presidents of the United States


John Quincy Adams
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.18

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    observatory, majority, education, president, term, second, improve, lawyer, history, study, country, vote, important, instead, half, also
     content words:    John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Quincy Adams, John Quincy, Andrew Jackson

Other Languages
     Spanish: John Quincy Adams


John Quincy Adams
By Meg Leonard
  

1     John Adams was the second president. His son, John Quincy Adams, became our sixth president. He was the first son of a president to also be president. John Quincy Adams was born in Massachusetts. He was a lawyer just like his father. He was like his father in many ways. John Quincy was not elected president by the popular vote. There were four candidates for president. No one received the majority of the vote. A majority is more than half of the total. The House of Representatives had to choose the president. John Quincy Adams was chosen. He had big ideas for the country. He wanted to improve education. He wanted to explore the sciences. He wanted to build an observatory. This could be used to study the stars. John Quincy wanted to build highways. He wanted to build canals. Canals .....
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    The 1890's  
 
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    The Great Depression
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    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
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