How Did Jefferson Win Against Burr

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The first half of the eyewitness was before Thomas Jefferson becoming our third president and during his presidency. It talks about how Jefferson won the election between him and Aaron Burr including how he became famous or popular for his re-election. The reason on why he was won against Burr was because Burr was expecting Alexander Hamilton to choose him for the high office because he was a political enemy of Jefferson. However, Hamilton was against Burr more than Jefferson leading to Jefferson’s win. With this win Jefferson was able to become president. During his presidency, one of his goal was to expand westward which led him to buy New Orlean owned by France . However, during this time, France was fighting against Great Britain which
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