John Adams

John Adams

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  • America V.s France in Caribbean
  • Adams kept Peace with France
  • No no, we need Peace!!!! with France
  • Alien Acts
  • You are foreign and you are not allowed to criticize government it's a new law
  • John Adams stunned everyone by not declaring with France even his party. Buy American and France ships were fighting in the Caribbean. Adams sent a representative to try and settle this.
  • Sedition Acts
  • This is not right we have freedom of speech I have opinions about the government
  • Despite pressure with relationships with France John Adams decided to keep peace this was one of the tough. The government turned down France when they once asked for privateers. Adams sent diplomats to smooth the problem. Also he tried to open peace talks. 
  • The Kentucky and Virginia Resolution
  • The Alien acts part of the Alien and Sedition acts basically stated that anyone that is that is from out of the country immigrants could not criticize the government's ideas basically. They could not write bad letters on the government. Or it would take longer for them to become a citizen or be able to vote.
  • John Adams
  • The Sedition acts part of Alien and Sedition acts basically stated no war effort negative efforts for the government should’ve been done. No ideas that interfered with the government was allowed either. This was a problem because it violated the first amendment freedom of speech.
  • The Kentucky and Virginia Resolution were a response to the Alien and Sedition acts they were written by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. This argued that the federal government and any authority had no right to exercise power or violate the 1st amendment. The two resolutions basically cleared the Alien and Sedition acts up.
  • Let's all hear it for John Adams 2nd President an important man!!
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