John Adams Topics for Discussion

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What were Adams' true views on France, and how did partisan opponents distort them?

What were Adams' true views on the British, and how did partisan opponents distort them?

How would you characterize Adams' religious beliefs and practices?

How did Adams' relationship with Benjamin Franklin change over the years?

How did Adams' relationship with Thomas Jefferson change over the years?

Why did James Madison so strongly dislike Adams?

Why did Alexander Hamilton so strongly dislike Adams?

What was the key to John and Abigail's relationship?

What made Adams describe the vice-presidency as "the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived"?

What were John Adams' most significant accomplishments?

What were John Adams' most significant failures?

Why is John Adams not on Mount Rushmore or U.S. currency like Washington and Jefferson?

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