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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many letters were exchanged between Adams and Jefferson between 1796 and 1801?
(c) A couple.
(d) A few.
2. What year was the "revolution" that the differences in the rival parties were leading to, in Chapter 8?
3. When did the letters of 1820 begin?
4. Which of Thomas Paine's published works divided Adams and Jefferson in opinion?
(a) Agrarian Justice.
(b) Rights of Man.
(c) Common Sense.
(d) The Crisis Papers.
5. Which future system(s) did Jefferson have high hopes for?
(a) Neither public education nor science.
(b) Public education, but not science.
(c) Science, but not public education.
(d) Public education and science.
6. How did Adams and Jefferson approach politics in their letters, in Chapter 9?
(a) They mostly tried to avoid it.
(b) They did not discuss it at all.
(c) They only tried to avoid it in the initial letters after the correspondence has resumed.
(d) They discussed it frequently.
7. What happened to the letter that Jefferson wrote to congratulate Adams when the election was over, before the results were known?
(a) It was never mailed.
(b) It was intercepted by Madison.
(c) It was read by Adams quickly.
(d) It was lost in the mail.
8. As Adams recognized, where did aristocracies exist?
(a) All places.
(b) Only certain places.
(c) Not very many places.
(d) Most places.
9. Which one of the following was not included in the description of Dr. Rush?
(a) Mutual friend of Adams and Jefferson.
(b) Well known doctor.
(c) Writing teacher for both Adams and Jefferson.
(d) Signer of the Declaration.
10. Which one of the following was not provided as a reason for Jefferson's monetary issues?
11. When did Jefferson establish the University of Virginia?
12. Which of the following did Adams give up in order to focus on the classics?
13. How often did Adams and Jefferson write as they aged?
(b) Every day.
(c) Once a week.
14. How did Jefferson react to Adams' election to the vice-presidency?
(a) He was surprised.
(b) He was confused.
(c) He was pleased.
(d) He had no reaction.
15. How long before their deaths did Adams and Jefferson write to each other?
(a) Three months.
(b) Two months.
(c) One month.
(d) Four months.
Short Answer Questions
1. What year did the letters in Chapter 9 begin?
2. What aspects of history did Adams and Jefferson emphasize in their letters?
3. What did Adams discover that tested his friendship with Jefferson, after their correspondence had resumed?
4. When did Adams think even an aristocracy of virtue could be corrupted?
5. What did Adams and Jefferson think about their past differences later in life?
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