Election Of 1800 Research Paper

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The election of 1800 allowed the Democratic-Republican Party to take control and caused the fall of the Federalist Party. Jefferson was the founder of the Democratic-Republican Party. The candidates during the election of 1800 were President John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Aaron Burr. Jefferson became the third president of the United States and Burr became his Vice President. One of the flaws of the U.S. Constitution was made known during this critical election. Members of the Electoral College could only vote for president and the runner-up in the election became the vice president. In case of a tie of electoral votes, the House of Representatives would make the deciding votes. Today, candidates run with their own partner who will become
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