The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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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. How long was Adams the Commissioner to France?
(a) From 1774 to 1778.
(b) From 1775 to 1779.
(c) From 1777 to 1779.
(d) From 1774 to 1776.

2. Leading to his support of the Bill of Rights, what was Adams' initial concern during the Federal Convention?
(a) That the senate would have too much power.
(b) That the senate would be ineffective.
(c) That the people would not have their say.
(d) That the people would not be represented.

3. How long were Adams and Jefferson apart before they met on August 7th of 1784?
(a) Four years.
(b) Four and a half years.
(c) Five and a half years.
(d) Five years.

4. As mentioned in Chapter 4, when did Jefferson visit England on Adams' request?
(a) 1786.
(b) 1785.
(c) 1784.
(d) 1787.

5. Why was Jefferson's future job suspended in 1783?
(a) The War was ongoing.
(b) Peace was near.
(c) Jefferson was too far away.
(d) The job could not be funded.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which queen protected American vessels from the Barbary pirates, in Chapter 4?

2. What alarmed Adams and Jefferson about the looting by the Barbary States?

3. Where did Adams travel as a Diplomat in 1778?

4. Which day was it when both Adams and Jefferson passed away?

5. Where did Adams and Jefferson meet?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What was the Defense of the Constitutions of the United States?

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

4. How was the Constitution written?

5. What was Jefferson's opinion of the Algerian government and why?

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

7. How did Adams and Jefferson meet?

8. Why did Adams move to London and what reaction did he receive from the British?

9. What was Adams' opinion of Jefferson's presidency?

10. How and why did Adams leave his position as diplomat in London?

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