20 Most Controversial Things You Don’t Know About Historical Presidents

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9. John Quincy Adams Was Known For His Progressive Ways, But Also For Funding A Project To Prove The Earth Is Hollow


John Quincy Adams was America’s sixth president, and was known for his opposition to slavery and support of education advancement. However, it may have been this theory that the earth is hollow that cost him re-election in 1829. President Adams had even approved an expedition using taxpayers’ money to prove his un-founded theory, but it never came to be as he was outed from office before the trip took place.