Special Webinar: What Can We Learn from the Election of 1800?
The first in our three-episode series of webinars about Presidential Elections and Campaigns, this episode focused on the tumultuous election of 1800, wherein John Adams was eventually defeated by Thomas Jefferson, resulting in the first partisan exchange of power in America.
Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of the Ashbrook Center, discussed the election and what we can learn from it with Dr. Cara Rogers, of Ashland University.
- Alien and Sedition Acts, 13 NOV 1797
- Letter to John Taylor, Thomas Jefferson, 4 June 1798
- The Duty of Americans, at the Present Crisis, Timothy Dwight, 4 July 1798
- Letter to Elbridge Gerry, Thomas Jefferson, 26 JAN 1799
- Hideous Hermaphroditical Character – Spurious Quotation about John Adams
- Letter to Harrison Gray Otis, Alexander Hamilton, 23 DEC 1800
- Letter to Thomas Mann Rudolph, Thomas Jefferson, 19 FEB 1801
- First Inaugural Address, Thomas Jefferson, 4 MAR 1801