John Adams’ Presidency
Updated: 1/20/2021
John Adams’ Presidency

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  • Are you willing to negotiate with us to stop seizing U.S ships?
  • We want a bribe!
  • X
  • Y
  • Z
  • XYZ Affair
  • War against France!
  • Americans
  • The a Alien Act gave the president strong powers in regards to immigration. Non-citizens were not given the same protections and Americans under the law and could be deported at the president’s whim.-Nearpod
  • Alien and Sedition Acts
  • Alien Act
  • This is terrible but they do need to stop seizing our ships..
  • Quasi-war
  • France and the United States have decided to negotiate a cease-fire
  • The sedition Act made it illegal to speak out against the government.-Nearpod
  • Sedition Act