Asked in US PresidentsAbraham LincolnJohn Quincy Adams
Did Abraham Lincoln work for John Quincy Adams?
October 20, 2009 7:59PM
Abraham Lincoln was elected to the 30th Congress and served from
1847 to 1849. On February 21, 1848, while participating in a vote
in the House of Representatives at the US Capitol Building, former
President John Quincy Adams (6th) suffered a deadly stroke from
which he died two days later. Lincoln was present during the
Lincoln did not work for Adams, although for some reason Adams took a liking to him and took him under his wing. Adams was a fervent abolitionist and Lincoln was taken under his wing. He shared his 3 step plan for wiping out slavery and Lincoln made use of this later as President.