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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How was Adams described in the Introduction?
2. Which obstacles of Independence concerned Adams and Jefferson in 1777?
3. Which type of effect did Adams think Shay's Rebellion would have on government?
4. What age was Jefferson when he met Adams?
5. When did the results of the Constitutional Convention ion 1787 reach Adams and Jefferson?
Short Essay Questions
1. What role did Abigail Adams have in the letters?
2. What did Adams caution Jefferson about, at the end of Chapter 3?
3. Which concerns did Adams and Jefferson have about their diplomatic negotiations, in Chapter 3?
4. What events led Jefferson to France in 1784?
5. Which party did Jefferson belong to and what did it stand for?
6. How did the U.S. lose a strategic link to France in 1787?
7. Why did Adams move to London and what reaction did he receive from the British?
8. How was the Constitution written?
9. How was Abigail described in the Introduction?
10. What was Adams' opinion of Jefferson's presidency?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the irony in the European response to the Barbary piracy, including the reasons for it, and the difference in the way the United States responded to the same threat, as well as the past and present differences in the U.S. and Europe.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the extent of the diplomatic experiences of Adams and Jefferson, including the effect the experiences had on their future political views and positions.
Essay Topic 3
Adams' Defense of the Constitutions of the United States countered the criticisms of the revolutionary new government that was being designed for America.
1) Describe the criticism about the American government that prompted Adams to write Defense of the Constitutions of the United States.
2) Explain the source of the criticism and the possible reasons for it.
3) Analyze three main points that Adams made in Defense of the Constitutions of the United States to support the country's foundation.
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