5.)Which of the following is the best explanation of the XYZ affair that took place during John Adam's presidency?

A.)Adams tried to purchase three naval ships (X,Y, & Z) from France demanded much more money than the ships were worth & adams rejected the offer.

B.)Adams arrested three French pirates (X,Y, & Z) who had seized American ships & millions of dollar in cargo, & then made a deal with French for their release in exchange for a peace treaty

C.)Adams promoted the idea of creating a committee of three diplomats (X,Y, & Z)

D.)Governments is necessary because people do not always practice civic virtue. Adams tried to promote peace with France, but three french officials (X,Y, & Z)demanded a two hundred & fifty thousand dollar bribe before they would even speak with Americans.


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  1. No, it is not B, either. After reviewing all of your questions here, Markest Lee, I think you have not read any of your text materials on these topics and questions. Please do not post again until you stop guessing and hoping we'll just give you the right answers.

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