The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams Test | Final 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 many differences were resolved between the Adamses and Jefferson, by the end of Chapter 8?
(a) All of them.
(b) Only one.
(c) Two.
(d) Some, but not all.

2. How often did Adams and Jefferson write as they aged?
(a) Regularly.
(b) Once a week.
(c) Every day.
(d) Occasionally.

3. How did Jefferson consider Adams' midnight appointments?
(a) He appreciated them.
(b) He was unaware of them.
(c) He was furious.
(d) He understood them.

4. When was the first letter written that resumed the correspondence between Adams and Jefferson?
(a) December 31.
(b) January 1.
(c) November 24.
(d) July 4.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 10, how was Adams' outlook on the future dealings with aristocracy?

2. Which month was the last letter in Chapter 10 written?

3. What was taking place because of the influence of Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution?

4. How did Adams and Jefferson think the conditions were in the eighteenth century?

5. How many pieces of "Homespun" did Adams send in a letter to Jefferson?

Short Essay Questions

1. What tested the friendship of Adams and Jefferson in 1813?

2. What interests did Adams and Jefferson have in the later years of their correspondence?

3. How did Abigail resume her correspondence with Jefferson?

4. According to Jefferson's letters in Chapter 8, what caused him to be angry at Adams?

5. What did Adams and Jefferson think about the century's impact on human nature?

6. How did Jefferson become involved with education in Virginia?

7. What were Adams and Jefferson trying preserve, at the end of Chapter 11?

8. How did Adams and Jefferson approach political topics in their renewed correspondence?

9. How did Adams and Jefferson find their financial situations later in their lives?

10. How did Adams and Jefferson describe the world in their later letters?

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