Compare And Contrast The Two Parties In The Election Of 1800

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The election of 1800, involved two parties. The Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. John Adams and Charles C. Pinckney represented the Federalists and Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr represented the Democratic-Republicans. In the election of 1800, the candidates’ supporters wrote letters and articles to make their arguments against the opposing party. They didn’t travel around and give speeches like today. The two parties argued in newspapers against the other’s candidates. They spread bad information about each other, so they could get more votes. In the end, Jefferson became President with 73 electoral votes. His vice president, Aaron burr also received 73 electoral votes. The federalists’ candidate John Adams only got 65 electoral
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