Portrait of John Adams.

John Adams was President during the Quasi-War with France.


July 7, 1798–September 30, 1800

Suggested Reading for Quasi-War

Nash, Jr., Howard P. The Forgotten Wars - The U.S. Navy in the Quasi-War and the Barbary Wars, 1798-1805. Barnes. 1968.

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John Adams.McCullough, David. Simon & Schuster.2001.

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Presidency of John Adams. Brown, Ralph A., University Press of Kansas. 1975.

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Citation Information

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  • Article Title Quasi-War Suggested Reading
  • Coverage July 7, 1798–September 30, 1800
  • Author
  • Keywords quasi-war (1798--1800), undeclared naval war with france, john adams
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date January 18, 2019
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update November 1, 2018