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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. When did Jefferson return to the United States?
2. As mentioned in Chapter 4, when did Jefferson visit England on Adams' request?
3. How did Adams consider the U.S. Constitution?
4. How much was the Dutch loan that Adams secured?
5. When was the last letter in Chapter 4 written?
Short Essay Questions
1. How was the Constitution written?
2. Which difficulties did Adams and Jefferson have in negotiating with Britain, and how did they respond to them?
3. What was the Defense of the Constitutions of the United States?
4. How did Adams respond to Jefferson's appointment as a diplomat in France?
5. Why did Jefferson stop writing to Abigail, in Chapter 5?
6. Why did Adams move to London and what reaction did he receive from the British?
7. What was the result of Adams' loan negotiations with the Dutch?
8. Which concerns did Adams and Jefferson have about Independence and liberty at the end of Chapter 1?
9. Which concerns did Adams and Jefferson have about their diplomatic negotiations, in Chapter 3?
10. What was Adams' opinion of Jefferson's presidency?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Chronicle the development of the representative style of government, why Adams and Jefferson wanted the American people to understand how it worked, and how their reflection of Independence and American Revolution included the preservation of certain documents that would ensure the continued prosperity of the United States.
Essay Topic 2
As the United States was Declaring Independence, it was an exciting time for the country and its people.
1) Describe three characteristics of the late 1700s that you think helped the country's foundation and why.
2) Explain the major differences in the country between the 1700s and the 1800s based on the information in the letters.
3) Analyze how the country has changed since the times of Adams and Jefferson, for the better or worse, and the reasons why.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast an Introduction in non-fictional literature and fictional literature, using the Introduction in The Adams-Jefferson Letters as a reference.
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