This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Alien and Sedition Acts - The most controversial legislation to which Adams gave his signature, these acts were a High Federalist reaction to the rabid Republic press and the large number of French emigrees whose loyalty might be suspect in the event of open war.
The Articles of Confederation - This interim constitution governed the rebelling colonies in 1776 through 1787.
Auteuil, France - This was the large house on the outskirts of Paris where John, Abigail and Nabby lived before his appointment to London was confirmed by Congress.
Federalists - Proponents...
This section contains 307 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)