Adams vs. Jefferson: The Election of 1800
Professor Ferling talked about his book Adams Vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, published by Oxford University Press. Professor Ferling discussed the formation of political parties in the U.S. prior to the election of 1800. He spoke about the political activities and personalities of the Federalist and Republican Parties. He spoke about the contentious election of 1800, contrasted the candidates and their stance on a number of issues, and addressed the impact of the growing political press on the election. Professor Ferling spoke about the limited number of eligible voters in the election and contrasted politics in the Early Republic to those of the U.S. today. close
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