President Adams sent John Jay over to Britain to create a treaty because the american sailors were suffering from impressment.
Washington gave a speech to announce that he will be retiring and in his speech he said to keep relations with both countries to educate our children and that no president should serve more than 2 terms.
Alien and Sedition acts
Over time two different views on things were created they eventually led to political parties. The Federalists led by Alexander Hamilton and the Democratic-Republicans led by Thomas Jefferson.
Adams sent 3 men over to France to fix relations with them instead when they got there 3 French agents met them and demanded money.
Adams passed these acts to protect our country from aliens particularly from France.
Adams lost both a Federalists senate and house so before midnight which is when he would no longer be president he packed the courts with federalists judges.