The Amistad Mutineers Trial
1839

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JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767-1848)
Sixth President of the United States (1825)
U.S. Senator, Massachusetts (1802)
Minister to the Hague (1794)
Minister to Russia (1809)
Minister to Great Britain (1815)
Secretary of State (1817)
Member of Congress (1830)

The only former President to thereafter serve in Congress. "He felt that the position would not in any sense be a degradation to his dignity [as] no person could be degraded by serving the people as a representative in Congress."
- National Cyclopaedia of American Biography

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