# 26 The Election of 1800
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John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson.
In the Electoral College back then, each elector cast two ballots one for President and one for Vice-president Thomas Jefferson got 73 and VP Aaron Burr 73...
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House of Representaves decided the election: With Alexander Hamilton's help Jefferson wins the election because he dispised Burr. Grandpa's Pistols
1. Thomas Jefferson wins
This election sets three important precedents:
1. first time the press played an important
2. first time a (peaceful) transfer of power
3. first time the Congress decided a
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2. Before Adams leaves office he appoints midnight judges because of the Judiciary Act of 1801.
John Marshall as Supreme Court chief justice.
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What did we learn today?
What were the three important precedents that were
set in the Election of 1800 ?
Last Update: October 16, 2018
OBJECTIVES: Students will be able to:
2. explain the difference between
3. describe the
4. chart on a map the
5. define the terms
6. Explain the significance of
Knowledge: Recall of data.
Comprehension: Understand the meaning, translation, interpolation, and interpretation of instructions and problems. State a problem in one's own words.