John Quincy Adams Dbq

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During his presidency, a war between the French and British was making political difficulties for the United States. Adams's administration focused their diplomatic efforts on France, whose government had temporarily made commercial imports illegal.
Adams sent three commissioners to France, but the French refused to negotiate or even speak to us unless the United States agreed to pay what amounted to a huge amount of money also known as a bribe. When this became the knowledge of the people, the nation banned out in favor of war. However, Adams did not call out war officially, despite some naval hesitant problems. This huge argument between the United States and France became from then on known as the XYZ Affair.
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He and Jefferson spoke for the rest of their lives. Abigail Adams died in 1818. Although his wife died, Adams lived a long enough life to see his son, John Quincy Adams, became the 6th president of the United States. John Quincy Adams became president in 1824. “I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” ( John Adams always wanted the best for his children he wanted everything to go perfectly. He really wanted his children to have the best education possible, just like his father; he was very strict with his children and wanted the best for them no matter how hard it was or how hard he had to push his children. He kind of had a temper, most of the time when he got mad he would throw his wig on the ground and stomp on it, because he would get so frustrated.
His death date was the fiftieth anniversary of the declaration independence. On July fourth. John Adams died he and Jefferson were the last living signers of the declaration of independence. His last words were “Jefferson still survives”. But what he didn’t know was that Jefferson had died earlier that day. His legacy was unlike any other presidents he will forever be remembered by his stubbornness, kindness,

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