John Quincy Adams Quote
“America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.”
―John Quincy Adams
Speech, July 4 1821
Address, 4th July, 1793, as reported in: Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams (1858), p. 421. He is also reported to have said these words in an oration, delivered at Plymouth, December 22, 1802.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Quincy Adams
Born: July 11, 1767
Died: February 23, 1848 (aged 80)
Bio: John Quincy Adams was the sixth President of the United States. He served as an American diplomat, Senator, and Congressional representative. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. Adams was the son of former President John Adams and Abigail Adams.
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