The Presidents of the USA
A hostile Congress did not allow him to be successful.
Old Man Eloquent
Secretary of State
key background fact:
Son of former president John Adams; best Secretary of State ever
4: 3 boys 1 girl
Louisa Catherine Johnson (1797)
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
actions & events
- Accused for "corrupt bargain" to obtain Clay's support in election
- 1828 Baltimore/Ohio railroad
- "Internal improvements" program (roads, ports. canals)
- The first son of a president to become president
- The first president to be photographed.
- The only one elected to the House after his presidency.
Used to swim nude in Potomac
Later was elected in Congress and served 18 years. Suffered a stroke in the House and died there (“whispering spot”)
Ordered a mission to prove "Hollow Earth"
He had been an excellent Secretary of State, maybe the best in the history of the U.S. But as a President he was not allowed by a hostile Congress to be successful.
First photo of a president (ex)