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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 was Jefferson a governor?
2. How was Adams described in the Introduction?
3. At what time did Adams and Abigail return to Boston?
4. Where did Adams travel as a Diplomat in 1778?
5. What was the profession of Maria Cosway's husband?
Short Essay Questions
1. What caused Adams and Jefferson to focus on the whale fishery markets, in Chapter 3?
2. What was Adams doing to gain valuable diplomatic experience from 1776 to 1778, as Jefferson prepared to govern Virginia?
3. Why did Jefferson stop writing to Abigail, in Chapter 5?
4. How did Adams and Jefferson meet?
5. What was the result of Adams' loan negotiations with the Dutch?
6. Which two options did Adams and Jefferson give to Congress about dealing with the Barbary pirates, in Chapter 4?
7. How did Adams respond to a meeting with the ambassador of Tripoli, in Chapter 4?
8. What was Jefferson's opinion of the Algerian government and why?
9. What was Adams' opinion of Jefferson's presidency?
10. How and why did Adams leave his position as diplomat in London?
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
Compare and contrast an Introduction in non-fictional literature and fictional literature, using the Introduction in The Adams-Jefferson Letters as a reference.
Essay Topic 3
Abigail Adams was a key person in the life of John Adams and his correspondence with Jefferson.
1) Describe three characteristics of Abigail that distinguished her from other women during that time.
2) Explain why Abigail was admired by many of the people living in her time.
3) Analyze Abigail's contributions to the country and Adams' correspondence with Jefferson.
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