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What did Washington tell Adams when he stepped down as the first President?

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Where did Adams grad?

Harvard University

2

Why was Adams well qualified to be President?

Politician

3

Why was Adams criticized when he first took over the office?

He was Pretentious

4

What were the two issues that deified Adams' Presidency?

XYZ Affair

5

Why were France seizing US ships?

Don't want them to trade with England

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How did Adams try to solve the problem?

Sent peace parties to Paris

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When many powerful businessmen showed concern about Adams administration, Adams did the dumbest thing of his Presidency. What was it?

Alien and Seditions Act

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Why is Adams considered courageous for standing up to the people who wanted to go to war with France?

He was firm and made peace

9

What was the one legacy of the Adams Presidency?

Added the Secretary to the Navy

10

Who did Adams lose the Presidency to, which he considered his worst rival, and a bitter defeat?

Thomas Jefferson

11

Presidents always welcome the next President into the White House. What did Adams do on the night before the third President was to move in?

He leaves Washington

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How did Adams feel as he left Office?

Unhappy man

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What incredible coincidence happened on the day that Adams died?

Both died the same day