Chapter 9: The Jefferson Era

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Chapter 9 The Jefferson Era was between 1800 and 1816. It started with The Federalist and Republican Parties fighting an election campaign in 1800. Federalists supported President Adams and Charles Pinckney for vice president. Republicans nominated Thomas Jefferson for president and Aaron Burr as his running mate. Adams or Jefferson didn 't travel around the world campaigning to gather support. Instead the candidates and their supporters began writing letters to promote their campaign.They sent hundreds of letters to newspapers to make their presidency public. Jefferson and Burr each received 73 electoral Votes. House of Representatives had to decide the election due to a tie vote. Jefferson ended up winning and becoming president. Congress
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