Compare And Contrast George Washington And John Adams

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The first two presidents of the United States, George Washington and John Adams, had differing levels of success in their presidencies. George Washington had a far more admired presidency, as he was able to maintain neutrality in wars and prevent conflict within the United States. He knew that the country was too weak to fight in wars, so he avoided conflict by maintaining neutrality in a war involving France and Britain. Although some did not support his decision, he knew that the country did not have enough strength to survive a loss in a war. It proved to be the right decision. But, conflict was still hard to avoid, as people living in his own country were angry. Farmers in the west of the state of Pennsylvania were angry about a tax on
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