During what's known as the XYZ Affair, President Adams sent diplomats to France for the purpose of attempting to negotiate peace with France. The end result was the Treaty of Mortefontaine.
It was John Adams
The XYZ affair occurred during the John Adams administration.
John Adams, 2nd US President from 1797 to 1801 is associated with XYZ Affair.
President John Adams
'Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute' was the American rallying cry during the XYZ Affair. The affair occurred during the presidency of John Adams.
No he did not. Instead he just made a stronger army