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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. 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 thought they could have reconciled sooner.
(c) They were glad to have put them aside.
(d) They were unsure why they lasted so long.

2. When did the letters of 1820 begin?
(a) April.
(b) February.
(c) March.
(d) January.

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

4. Which cause did Jefferson focus on later in his life?
(a) Updating the Constitution.
(b) Updating the Declaration.
(c) Supporting new presidential candidates.
(d) Establishing the University of Virginia.

5. Why did the friendship between Adams and Jefferson begin to strain severely?
(a) They were in disagreement over the country's overall direction.
(b) They were members of different parties.
(c) They were writing too many letters.
(d) They were not writing enough letters.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. As mentioned in a letter, which office did John Quincy Adams have before being removed by Jefferson?

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

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

5. Along with languages, math, natural science, medicine, and philosophy, what other subjects did the letters recommend for universities?

Short Essay Questions

1. What opinions did Adams and Jefferson have about the post-war conditions, in Chapter 12?

2. How did the correspondence of 1804 stop?

3. Why did Abigail write to Jefferson in 1804?

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

5. How did Abigail resume her correspondence with Jefferson?

6. How did Adams and Jefferson refer to their illnesses in the 1818 letters?

7. What difference of opinion did Adams and Jefferson have about Thomas Paine's Rights of Man?

8. Which aspects of the country and its foundation did Adams and Jefferson think it was important for the American people to understand?

9. What suggestions for education were discussed, in Chapter 12?

10. When did Adams and Jefferson pass away, and what thoughts did they have about their lives?

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