Following the peace treaty with England President Adams struggles to avoid war with France despite pressure from his Federalist cabinet and French provocation. John finds the price of peace to his career and the price of his long career of public service to his family is indeed high. Written by
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Although the Undeclared War with France, or Quasi-War, the Alien and Sedition Acts, and the XYZ Affair are part of the plot, they are not named as such. See more
As Adams leaves the White House for the last time, we see the sun rising in the South. See more
Now, your immediate resignations will be accepted, gentlemen!
I don't feel it my duty to resign.
Oh? Excellent. Excellent. Then you leave me the far more satisfying remedy of removing you from office.
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Piano Trio in E Flat, Opus 100 (second movement)
Composed by Franz Schubert See more