jefferson becomes our 3 rd president in 1800 look! that’s me!!!
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Jefferson Becomes the 3rd President
Jefferson Becomes our 3rd President in 1800Look! Thats me!!!In the 3rd Presidential election of 1800 there were two political parties going head to head.
- Federalists- Democratic-Republicans1The Election of 1800FEDERALISTS
JOHN ADAMSTHOMAS JEFFERSON2Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr (both Democratic Republicans) were tied with 73 electoral college votes.
Someone better break this tie!Lets call Congress!
The House of Representatives voted to break the tie.
3It took us 36 votes but we finally have a decision. Jefferson is the new president!Its about time!This was the first time that one party had replaced another in power in the United States.
4Goodbye,Federalists!The 12th Amendment
Created a separate ballot for president and vice president.5Jefferson Wanted a Smaller Federal Government6
He lowered military spending.6Allowed the Alien and Sedition Acts to expire.
6He lowered domestic taxes like the whiskey tax.
6Jeffersons talents and interests included:Lawyer9
JOHN MARSHALL a Federalist-appointed Supreme Court judge for over 30 years
7MARBURY VS. MADISONWas a case that established the concept of judicial review
JUDICIAL REVIEW Means that the Supreme Court has the final say in interpreting the Constitution. (can declare an act of congress unconstitutional)***Jefferson wanted a calm AmericaThought the nation would be better off with a nation of farmers***Jefferson wanted to make government smaller less taxes, less federal employees, less government programs