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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What year were the letters in Chapter 10 written?
(a) 1814.
(b) 1813.
(c) 1811.
(d) 1812.

2. How did Adams live on his salary throughout his later years?
(a) Slightly better than average.
(b) Adequately.
(c) Fairly well.
(d) Exceptionally well.

3. What year did Adams and Jefferson become sick?
(a) 1818.
(b) 1816.
(c) 1817.
(d) 1819.

4. What was Dr. Rush's view of the estrangement of Adams and Jefferson?
(a) He thought it was necessary for the two to understand each other better.
(b) He thought it was a tragedy.
(c) He thought it was necessary for the two to become better friends.
(d) He thought it was most likely irreconcilable.

5. When were the public school systems set up in Virginia?
(a) The 1890s.
(b) The 1860s.
(c) The 1870s.
(d) The 1880s.

6. Despite the Wars, what did Adams and Jefferson think about the century?
(a) That it understood human nature well.
(b) That it treated human nature well.
(c) That it understood human nature better than previous centuries.
(d) That it treated human nature better than previous centuries.

7. What did Adams and Jefferson think about their past differences later in life?
(a) They thought of ways they could have been avoided.
(b) They were glad to have put them aside.
(c) They were unsure why they lasted so long.
(d) They thought they could have reconciled sooner.

8. What month did Jefferson's daughter pass away?
(a) April.
(b) July.
(c) June.
(d) March.

9. What caused Adams to be angry with Jefferson before they reconciled?
(a) Jefferson's past remarks about his presidency.
(b) Jefferson's past remarks about his vice-presidency.
(c) Jefferson's association with writers that attempted to misrepresent his writings.
(d) Jefferson's association with writers that attacked him and his family.

10. How interested in politics were Adams and Jefferson later in life?
(a) Neither Adams nor Jefferson stayed interested in politics.
(b) Jefferson stayed interested in politics, Adams did not.
(c) Both Adams and Jefferson stayed interested in poiltics.
(d) Adams stayed interested in politics, Jefferson did not.

11. What was taking place because of the influence of Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution?
(a) Representative government was spreading in Europe and other countries.
(b) Representative government was spreading in Europe.
(c) Representative government was spreading in countries outside of Europe.
(d) Representative government was the only style used in Europe.

12. Why were few letters written between Adams and Jefferson early in their association?
(a) They preferred conversations.
(b) They did not have much to say.
(c) They did not know each other's addresses.
(d) They spoke with each other frequently.

13. How much time had passed before Abigail wrote Jefferson a letter?
(a) Four and a half years.
(b) Three years.
(c) Three and a half years.
(d) Four years.

14. How did Adams and Jefferson approach politics in their letters, in Chapter 9?
(a) They only tried to avoid it in the initial letters after the correspondence has resumed.
(b) They mostly tried to avoid it.
(c) They did not discuss it at all.
(d) They discussed it frequently.

15. When did Jefferson step down as secretary of state?
(a) 1793.
(b) 1794.
(c) 1791.
(d) 1792.

Short Answer Questions

1. How often did Adams and Jefferson write as they aged?

2. What was the number of letters exchanged by Adams and Jefferson by 1820?

3. What year did both Adams and Jefferson pass away?

4. Overall, how did Adams and Jefferson view the world?

5. Who stopped the correspondence, at the end of Chapter 8?

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