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What were Adam's two criticisms of Jefferson during their political careers?

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The two criticisms of Jefferson during their political careers is that

  • John Adams stated Jefferson did not write the text (Draft of the Declaration of Independence) by himself, but rather used the committee's ideas, notably Benjamin Franklin's, to develop its meticulous language.
  • John Adams also criticized Jefferson for owning slaves.

What were some of the similarities between John Quincy Adams and Thomas Jefferson?

Both men were Lawyers and were interested in the advancement of the United States of America.

It is to be noted that John Quincy Adams became the president of the United States of America from 4th of March 1764 to 4th of March 1801 while Thomas Jefferson was President from 1801 to 1809.

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