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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did Jefferson return to the United States?
(a) Fall of 1789.
(b) Fall of 1789.
(c) Summer of 1789.
(d) Winter of 1789.

2. Why did the Europeans ironically permit the Barbary piracy?
(a) They were afraid of the pirates.
(b) They were unaware of the piracy.
(c) They thought they would benefit from the destruction of trade between other nations.
(d) They hired the pirates and dictated their activity.

3. Why was Portugal open to American overtures?
(a) They resented Britain's policies with the U.S.
(b) They resented Britain's politics.
(c) They resented Britain's navigation acts.
(d) They resented Britain's economic acts.

4. Which type of issues did Adams and Jefferson discuss primarily when their correspondence resumed?
(a) Economical.
(b) Personal.
(c) Philisophical.
(d) Political.

5. How did France respond to the complications and complaints of the whale-oil fishery?
(a) They increased whaling.
(b) They banned whaling.
(c) They increased oil trading.
(d) They banned oil trading.

Short Answer Questions

1. In order to design a trade treatise, what position was Jefferson given by Congress in 1784?

2. Why were Adams and Jefferson effectively matched in mental power and training?

3. What year was the treaty between Algeria and the U.S.?

4. Where did Adams observe Jefferson's presidency?

5. In 1784, how much experience did Adams have in diplomacy?

Short Essay Questions

1. For which qualities did Adams and Jefferson respect each other?

2. Which two options did Adams and Jefferson give to Congress about dealing with the Barbary pirates, in Chapter 4?

3. Which party did Jefferson belong to and what did it stand for?

4. How did Adams respond to a meeting with the ambassador of Tripoli, in Chapter 4?

5. What was Adams doing to gain valuable diplomatic experience from 1776 to 1778, as Jefferson prepared to govern Virginia?

6. What was the irony of the European position on the Barbary pirates?

7. How did Adams respond to Jefferson's appointment as a diplomat in France?

8. Which difficulties did Adams and Jefferson have in negotiating with Britain, and how did they respond to them?

9. What events led Jefferson to France in 1784?

10. Why did Jefferson stop writing to Abigail, in Chapter 5?

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