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Adams vs. Jefferson [electronic resource] : the tumultuous election of 1800 / John Ferling.

By: Ferling, John E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Pivotal moments in American history: Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xx, 260 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0195184173 (electronic bk.); 9780195184174 (electronic bk.); 9780195167719 (acid-free paper); 0195167716 (acid-free paper); 1602567557; 9781602567559.Other title: Adams versus Jefferson.Subject(s): Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1800 | Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 | Adams, John, 1735-1826 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1797-1801 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Elections | Electronic books | Verkiezingen | Jefferson, Thomas | Adams, John | Pr�asidentenwahl | Geschichte 1800 | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Adams vs. Jefferson.DDC classification: 324.973/044 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Election eve, 1800 -- An affection that can never die : Adams and Jefferson -- Dark and menacing evils : creating the new national system, 1786-1792 -- War on our own citizens : partisanship, 1793-1796 -- Quite at my leisure : Jefferson and Adams on the eve of the battle in 1796 -- A narrow squeak, 1796 : the first contested presidential election -- To recover self-government : the partisan inferno, 1797-1798 -- Our Bonaparte : summer 1798 to autumn 1799 -- We beat you by superior management : winter and spring, 1800 -- The boisterous sea of liberty : the campaign of 1800 -- The intention of our fellow citizens : the election of 1800 -- Give them the horrors : the House decides the election -- The creed of our political faith : Jefferson's inauguration -- Epilogue : the revolution of 1800.
Summary: A history of the presidential campaign follows the clash between the two candidates, Adams and Jefferson, and their different visions of the future of America, the machinations that led to Jefferson's victory, and the repercussions of the campaign.
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Includes index.

Election eve, 1800 -- An affection that can never die : Adams and Jefferson -- Dark and menacing evils : creating the new national system, 1786-1792 -- War on our own citizens : partisanship, 1793-1796 -- Quite at my leisure : Jefferson and Adams on the eve of the battle in 1796 -- A narrow squeak, 1796 : the first contested presidential election -- To recover self-government : the partisan inferno, 1797-1798 -- Our Bonaparte : summer 1798 to autumn 1799 -- We beat you by superior management : winter and spring, 1800 -- The boisterous sea of liberty : the campaign of 1800 -- The intention of our fellow citizens : the election of 1800 -- Give them the horrors : the House decides the election -- The creed of our political faith : Jefferson's inauguration -- Epilogue : the revolution of 1800.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-250) and index.

A history of the presidential campaign follows the clash between the two candidates, Adams and Jefferson, and their different visions of the future of America, the machinations that led to Jefferson's victory, and the repercussions of the campaign.

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