John Adams' Letter on Thomas Jefferson: Summary & Analysis


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Which of the following is NOT a reason that Adams gives for supporting Jefferson?

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1. Which of the following could be considered the tone Adams establishes in his letter?

2. Which reason is the mostly likely reason that Adams included dialogue in his letter?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you know of Adams' letter on Thomas Jefferson. Answer questions about this subject on things which include recognizing the reasons Adams had supported Jefferson and the tone of the letter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz will determine how well you know how to:

  • Identify why Adams incorporated dialogue in the letter
  • Name the goal of the letter
  • Come up with the term for logical reasoning that is meant to be persuasive

Skills Practiced

Practice the following abilities by answering questions in the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Adams' letter on Thomas Jefferson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of logical reasoning and how it is connected to persuasion
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about why Adams supported Thomas Jefferson in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tone of Adams' letter

Additional Learning

Discover more by reading through the lesson called John Adams' Letter on Thomas Jefferson: Summary & Analysis. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand who Thomas Jefferson was
  • Summarize the letter
  • Analyze its purpose with regard to the times