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1 1792 Election Results (16 states in the Union) George WashingtonVirginiaFederalist % John AdamsMassachusetts Federalist % George ClintonNew YorkDemocratic- Republican % Thomas JeffersonVirginiaDemocratic- Republican 43.0% Aaron BurrNew YorkFederalist10.7% Electoral Votes Not Cast % Total Number of Electors132 Total Electoral Votes Cast264 Number of Votes for a Majority 67

2 1792 Election Results

3 1796 Election Results (16 states in the Union) John AdamsMassachusettsFederalist7151.4% Thomas JeffersonVirginiaDemocratic- Republican % Thomas PinckneySouth CarolinaFederalist5942.8% Aaron BurrNew YorkDemocratic- Republican % Samuel AdamsMassachusettsFederalist1510.9% Oliver EllsworthConnecticutFederalist118.0% George ClintonNew YorkDemocratic- Republican 75.1% Other % Total Number of Electors138 Total Electoral Votes Cast276 Number of Votes for a Majority 70

4 1796 Election Results AdamsJefferson

5 John Adams’ Presidency Washington’s Farewell Address One-term Federalist, elected in 1796 over Jefferson (became VP) Fed. were splintering

6 Alien and Sedition Acts Fed. attempt to quiet Rep. Opposition Alien Act Harder for foreigners (tended to be Rep.) to become citizens Sedition Act Punished anti-gov’t activities (writings and otherwise)

7 The Quasi War with France XYZ Affair outrages Americans Undeclared naval warfare Eventually tensions cool

8 The “Revolution” of 1800 Rematch from 1796 Bitter campaigns Jefferson elected after 36 counts Rep. Control exec. and leg. Branches Fed. Control the judiciary Adams appoints “midnight” judges

9 1800 Election Results (16 states in the Union) Thomas JeffersonVirginia Democratic- Republican % Aaron BurrNew York Democratic- Republican % John AdamsMassachusettsFederalist6547.1% Charles PinckneySouth CarolinaFederalist6446.4% John JayNew YorkFederalist 1 0.7% Total Number of Electors138 Total Electoral Votes Cast276 Number of Votes for a Majority 70

10 1800 Election Results AdamsJefferson

11 The Age of Jefferson,

12 The Capitol Building c.1800

13 Jeffersonian Philosophy Strict interpretation of Constitution=weak central gov’t Small gov’t and less taxes Agricultural society Sided with the French Presidency with no trappings

14 Louisiana Purchase France secretly acquired territory in 1800 Napoleon willing to sell for war money Mission sent to buy New Orleans Bought the whole territory for $15 million Purchasing land not mentioned in Constitution…

15 Controversy No where in the Constitution did it say that the President has the power to make such a purchase or treaty Many thought that Jefferson had overstepped his power, much like in the case of the creation of the National Bank ………but Jefferson argued in favor of …………………. The Elastic Clause allowed Jefferson to make such a purchase

16 The Louisiana Purchase

17 Lewis and Clark lead the Corps of Discovery

18 Lewis & Clark, and Zebulon Pike Lewis & Clark expedition reaches the Pacific Ocean Lewis & Clark expedition Zebulon Pike explores the Rocky Mountains in southern Louisiana territory Zebulon Pike Which nations might be concerned by U.S. encroachment?

19 Vice President Aaron Burr “Northern Confederacy” Split from Rep. party Rivalry leads to a duel between Burr and Hamilton Hamilton killed, Burr in exile Plotted to form his own empire in the LA territory

20 The Duel

21 John Marshall’s Court ( ) Sought to increase Court’s and fed. gov’t power Federalist ideas Marbury v. Madison Judicial review McCullough v. Maryland Implied powers

22 Supreme Court Chambers

23 Neutral Rights, Impressment, Embargo Jefferson cut the size of the military by more than half French and British both threaten US ships on high seas British impress American citizens ( Chesapeake-Leonard Affair) Jefferson decides to abandon all trade with the Embargo Act

24 The Embargo Act 1807

25 No foreign trade at all Economic slump begins Embargo-runners emerge Liability for Rep. party


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