Two years ago, he found a four-page letter to the ed that former President John Quincy Adams
sent to his hometown paper in 1837 -- along with a landmark 11-page speech on slavery -- encased in plastic and buried "in a file of knickknacks in a storeroom," he recalled.
Former US President John Quincy Adams
was the defender in the fledgling battle against slavery that was to become the greatest - and most bitterly fought - civil rights movement the world has ever known.
Baldwin becomes obsessed with the case, even managing to get former President John Quincy Adams
(Anthony Hopkins) on his side.
He met some of the most influential people in America including then President John Quincy Adams
Their human-rights struggle culminated when former President John Quincy Adams
successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the captives and, in 1841, the 35 surviving Africans returned to Africa.
In 1831, former President John Quincy Adams
took his seat as a member of the U.
A radical thinker whose London sermons on social justice and human responsibility influenced early feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, penal reformer John Howard, American president John Quincy Adams
and diplomat Benjamin Franklin, his views helped fashion modern attitudes in politics.
In his 1821 inaugural address, President John Quincy Adams
In a courtroom drama, whoever tells the best story wins," says ex- president John Quincy Adams
President John Quincy Adams
and the great educator Horace Mann were among the early supporters of the school.
In 1825, the Marquis de Lafayette, the French hero of the American Revolution, bade farewell to President John Quincy Adams
at the White House.
Hopkins has landed another Oscar nomination for his subtle yet powerful turn as former President John Quincy Adams
in Steven Spielberg's slavery drama ``Amistad.
Former President John Quincy Adams
successfully defended the slave captives, enabling them to return home to what is now Sierra Leone.
His return to his estate near Georgetown was short-lived, as President John Quincy Adams
asked Poinsett to be the first U.
Supreme Court, with former President John Quincy Adams
making arguments on behalf of Cinque and the other mutineers.