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John Q. Adams
John Quincy Adams Confirms That It Was His Father, President John Adams, Who Recalled Him From His Post As U.S. Ambassador to Prussia, and Not Incoming President Thomas Jefferson He asks the American consul at the port of Hamburg to arrange transportation home for him and his family He asks the American consul at the port of Hamburg to arrange transportation home for him and his family
28/04/1801. He expresses concern for his wife, who had just borne their first child and was feeling unwellPresident Washington saw great potential in the young John Quincy Adams, so much that in 1794 he appointed him U.S. Minister to the Netherlands. This was an important and prestigious post at the time. John Quincy wrote frequent reports to the State Department detailing the military and diplomatic activities in Europe and warned against U.S. involvement. These views, which included preserving American neutrality in the early years of the Napoleonic Wars, were so valued that some of his phrases appeared in George Washington's Farewell Address in 1796. President Washington praised John Quincy Adams as ""the most valuable public character we have abroad.""When John Adams was elected President in 1797, he appointed his son U.S. Minister to Prussia, which is now part of Germany. Before the younger Adams left for Prussia, he traveled to England to marry Louisa Catherine Johnson, the daughter of Joshua Johnson, who served as the first U.S. Consul to Great Britain. Louisa was born and raised in Europe and is the United States' only foreign-born First Lady. Louisa brought qualities to her marriage that made her an ideal partner for John Quincy Adams. The future First Lady's charm and warmth endeared her to all she met, and offset her husband's cold and serious manner. John Quincy Adams and his new bride traveled to Prussia after their wedding in 1797.Adams' immediately set out to improve relations between the U.S. and Prussia. In order to achieve this objective, he worked hard t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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