American Presidents: Life Portraits Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity
John Quincy Adams
Meet the 6th president!
Reading the text, how did President John Quincy Adams describe his
experience as president of the United States?
Look at the picture. How would you describe the atmosphere of the event? How would you describe President Adams' mood? Compare the mood of the picture to Adams' own description of his presidency. Describe an image from Adams' presidency that would illustrate the quote.