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Author Ferling, John E.

Title Adams vs. Jefferson : the tumultuous election of 1800 / John Ferling.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  324.973044 FER    AVAILABLE
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Description xx, 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series Pivotal moments in American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-250) and index.
Contents Election eve, 1800 -- 'An affection that can never die' : Adams and Jefferson -- 'Dark and menacing evils' : creating the new national system, 1786-1792 -- 'War on our own citizens' : partisanship, 1793-1796 -- 'Quite at my leisure' : Jefferson and Adams on the eve of the battle in 1796 -- 'A narrow squeak, ' : the first contested presidential election -- 'To recover self-government' : the partisan inferno, 1797-1798 -- 'Our Bonaparte' : summer 1798 to autumn 1799 -- 'We beat you by superior management' : winter and spring, 1800 -- 'The boisterous sea of liberty' : the campaign of 1800 --'The intention of our fellow citizens' : the election of 1800 -- 'Give them the horrors' : the House decides the election -- 'The creed of our political faith' : Jefferson's inauguration -- Epilogue : "the revolution of 1800".
Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Presidents -- Election -- 1800.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1797-1801.
Added Title Adams versus Jefferson
ISBN 0195167716
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