# 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
                part in the election,

            2.  first time a (peaceful) transfer of power
                 took place from one political party to another.

            3.  first time the Congress decided a
                 presidential election.
   38th ballot

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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 ?







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OBJECTIVES: Students will be able to:



1. list

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.



Use a concept in a new situation or unprompted use of an abstraction. Applies what was learned in the classroom into novel situations in the workplace.

Separates material or concepts into component parts so that its organizational structure may be understood. Distinguishes between facts and inferences. 

Builds a structure or pattern from diverse elements. Put parts together to form a whole, with emphasis on creating a new meaning or structure.

Make judgments about the value of ideas or materials.

Remember : Recognizing, Recalling
Understand : Interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inferring, comparing, explaining
Apply : Executing, implementing
Analyze : Differentiating, organizing, attributing
Evaluate : checking, critiquing
Create: generating, planning, producing