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a diplomatic incident between French and United States diplomats that resulted in a limited, undeclared war known as the Quasi-War. U.S. and French negotiators restored peace with the Convention of 1800, also known as the Treaty of Mortefontaine.

tn 1797, John Adams was elected President of the United States. A patriotic surge of emotion against France had been developing and during the last days of Washington's term, a treaty with England, known as the Jay Treaty had just been ratified. This was unfavorable to France. In fact, it angered France to the point that she took vengence on American shipping. Diplomatic relations were severed and our nation seemed in a frenzy to go to war against France. Also known as the House Tax rebellion.

Was an undeclared naval war between the United States and the France during the presidency of John Adams. It grew out of the XYZ Affair and ended when French politics changed direction after Napoleon came into power.

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