Adams XYZ Affair


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XYZ Affair for school.

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  • We're going to make peace with the French!
  • $250,000, then we'll talk.
  • We are out of here! We don't need to pay that much!
  • John Adams sent Charles Pinckney, John Marshall, and Eldridge Berry to France to negotiate a treaty.
  • We won't help you if you need our help!
  • The French asked for a $250,000 barter, to start making a peace treaty.
  • Agents X, Y and Z
  • The Americans were furious, and did not pay the bribe.
  • The French warned America, that they will not help America if they need help.
  • John Adams changed the names to X, Y and Z in a report.
  • The U.S Navy grew in size.
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