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Jefferson presidency
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  • 1. President Adams (1796-1800)
    • Member of the Federalist Party
    • Favored Britain
    • Tried to limit the power of the opposition Democratic-Republican Party
      • Alien Act
        • Made it harder to become a citizen
      • Sedition Act
        • Made it easy to arrest a person criticizing the government
  • 2. The Democratic-Republicans React
    • Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions
      • Written secretly by Jefferson & Madison
      • Argued that Alien and Sedition Laws were unconstitutional and that states did not have to follow them
      • Called nullification
  • 3. Election of 1800 Thomas Jefferson vs. John Adams Democratic Federalist Republican “ Revolution of 1800” Peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another
  • 4.  
  • 5. ELECTION OF 1800 ELECTORAL COLLEGE Votes 73 73 65 64 1 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 JEFFERSON BURR ADAMS PINKNEY JAY ELECTORAL VOTES
  • 6.
    • Aaron Burr
    • Meant to be Jefferson Vice-President
    • Challenges Jefferson for the Presidency
    • Hamilton helps sway vote for presidency to Jefferson
    • Election decided by the House of Reps.
    • Jefferson becomes President
    • Burr becomes Vice-President
    • Result
    • 12 th Amendment
    • Electoral College has TWO votes
    • One vote for President
    • One vote for Vice President
  • 7. Louisiana Purchase Haiti
  • 8. Haitian Revolution
  • 9.  
  • 10. US purchases Louisiana Purchase from France for $15 Million
  • 11.
    • Jefferson believed in strict construction of the Constitution (the President only had the powers listed in the Constitution)
    • Jefferson has no Constitutional power to purchase land
    • Jefferson turned to loose construction
    Jefferson’s Dilemma
  • 12.  
  • 13.  
  • 14.  
  • 15. Marbury v. Madison (1803)
    • Supreme Court Case
    • Chief Justice John Marshall (Federalist)
    • Established Judicial Review
      • Power of the Supreme Court to declare laws unconstitutional
      • JUDICIAL REVIEW COMES FROM THIS COURT CASE. IT IS NOT FOUND IN THE CONSTITUTION

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