The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 Adams released from his position as diplomat?

2. Why was Jefferson's future job suspended in 1783?

3. In the order of the U.S. Presidents, when did John Adams and Thomas Jefferson hold the office respectively?

4. How many times did Jefferson mention Cosway in his letters to Abigail Adams?

5. Which obstacles of Independence concerned Adams and Jefferson in 1777?

Short Essay Questions

1. What events led Jefferson to France in 1784?

2. What caused Adams and Jefferson to focus on the whale fishery markets, in Chapter 3?

3. How did Adams and Jefferson meet?

4. What role did Abigail Adams have in the letters?

5. Where were Adams and Jefferson during the Federal Convention, and what was their opinion of it?

6. How were Adams and Jefferson described in the Introduction?

7. Which criticism of the Constitution did Adams refute, in Chapter 5?

8. What was Jefferson's opinion of the Algerian government and why?

9. Why did Adams move to London and what reaction did he receive from the British?

10. How did Adams respond to Jefferson's appointment as a diplomat in France?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 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

The Federalist party and the Republican party had some common goals, but different ideas about how to achieve them.

1) Explain the main positions of the Federalist party, its members, and their view of America.

2) Explain the main positions of the Republican party, its members, and their view of America.

2) Analyze the philosophical differences of Adams and Jefferson and the parties they represented.

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