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Unformatted text preview: avoid war 1796 Presidential campaign against John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Adams won 1797 French seizes American vessels out of anger of Jay’s Treaty. They think it is a step towards an alliance with England 1797 French seizes American vessels out of anger of Jay’s Treaty. They think it is a step towards an alliance with England 1798 Congress looks at laws designed to minimize French foes. Laws such as the Sedition Act, which attempted to take away the first amendment 1798 Jefferson wrote a series of resolutions which were approved by Kentucky legislature. Madison did something similar, but this was adopted by Virginia 1798-1800 No longer at war with France 1800 Not only no longer at war, but now at peace with France because of the Convention of 1800...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course LS 114 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '05 term at Corban University.
- Fall '05