How Did John Adams Deal With The Revolutionary War

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Dilemma #1 John Adams the nation's second president knew it was hard to stay out of other countries conflicts but he still followed Washington's policy of neutrality. The French thought they were betrayed when the British and Americans did not fight in the Ohio river valley. Therefore the French armada began raiding American merchant vessels bound for Great Britain. John Adams sent a peace mission to Europe but by the time it arrived in France Napoleon had attained control. Napoleon was excited to make an agreement but in exchange, France did not have to pay for the ships they seized.
Dilemma #2 Peace with France did not last very long. It started when Britain and France starting fighting and Britain began impressing American ships.