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  • 1. Election of 1800 An event leading to change
  • 2. Who were the candidates in the election and what party did they represent?
    • Federalists
    • John Adams
    • Democratic-Republicans
    • Thomas Jefferson
  • 3. How did the two parties positions in the election differ?
    • Rule by wealthy class
    • Strong federal gov.
    • Emphasis on Manufacturing
    • Loose interpretation of constitution
    • British Alliance
    • Rule by the People
    • Strong state government
    • Emphasis on agriculture
    • Strict interpretation of the Constitution
    • French Alliance
  • 4. Election Results
    • At this time: Adams got 65 votes
  • 5. Charles Pinckney got 64 votes
  • 6. Jefferson got 73 votes
  • 7. Aaron Burr got 73 votes
  • 8.
    • At this time The Constitution states the two highest votes get Pres & vice president
    • How do you think the government resolved this electoral tie?
    • Adams got 65 votes
    • Pinckney got 64 votes
    • Jefferson got 73 votes
    • Burr got 73 votes
  • 9.
    • The House became deadlocked
    • Lawmakers slept on the floor of the House in between votes.
    • 35 times the lawmakers vote resulted in a tie
    • Alexander Hamilton (a Federalist) hated Aaron Burr. He believed he was dishonest and deceitful. Hamilton lobbied congress to vote for Jefferson
  • 10.
    • Finally on the 36 th try Jefferson became president
    • Aaron Burr did not like the outcome due to Hamilton’s comments (He helped to break deadlock)
    • Hamilton later killed in dual with Burr.
  • 11. Why did election lead to the Twelfth Amendment?
    • Due to the tie between Jefferson and Burr
    • It showed there was a need to have separate ballot between President and Vice President
  • 12. More Election Results
    • Brought about peaceful change of political power from one party to another
    • The tie lead to the 12 th Amendment
  • 13. Review
    • Federalists
    • John Adams
    • Rule by wealthy class
    • Strong federal gov.
    • Emphasis on Manufacturing
    • Loose interpretation of constitution
    • British Alliance
    • Democratic-Republicans
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Rule by the People
    • Strong state government
    • Emphasis on agriculture
    • Strict interpretation of the Constitution
    • French Alliance
    • Due to the tie between Jefferson and Burr
    • It showed there was a need to have separate ballot between President and Vice President
    • Brought about peaceful change of political power from one party to another