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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

DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICANS

JOHN ADAMSTHOMAS JEFFERSON2Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr (both Democratic Republicans) were tied with 73 electoral college votes.

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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

ARCHITECTUREINVENTOR9

BOOK COLLECTORMUSICIAN9

ASTRONOMERPLANT SCIENTIST9

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

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