Flashcards in John Adams Deck (14):
What did Washington tell Adams when he stepped down as the first President?
See if you enjoy the job
Where did Adams grad?
Why was Adams well qualified to be President?
Why was Adams criticized when he first took over the office?
He was Pretentious
What were the two issues that deified Adams' Presidency?
Why were France seizing US ships?
Don't want them to trade with England
How did Adams try to solve the problem?
Sent peace parties to Paris
When many powerful businessmen showed concern about Adams administration, Adams did the dumbest thing of his Presidency. What was it?
Alien and Seditions Act
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
What was the one legacy of the Adams Presidency?
Added the Secretary to the Navy
Who did Adams lose the Presidency to, which he considered his worst rival, and a bitter defeat?
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
How did Adams feel as he left Office?