Critical Foreign Policy Decisions

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| | 1. The four presidents who followed George Washington faced critical foreign policy decisions. For each of those presidents—John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe—discuss one key foreign policy event. Describe the event itself and its significance to the nation. Answer: * John Adams: Alien and Sedition Acts. These were for anticipation of war against France. These were four bills that were passed. Immigrants need to reside here for 14 years before becoming eligible for naturalization. Prohibits any opposition of the government of any kind. * Thomas Jefferson: Louisiana Purchase. This was a deal between the U.S. and France, so the U.S. can buy 827,000 square miles of land that is located west of the
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