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America afire : Jefferson, Adams, and the revolutionary election of 1800

Author: Bernard A Weisberger; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, 2000.
Series: American presidents & world leaders (Booknotes); Campaigns & political culture (Booknotes); Government (Booknotes)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Narrates the presidential election of 1800 and its impact on American history, drawing in elements such as the friendship between Adams and Jefferson, the beginnings of government under the Constitution, and partisan warfare.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard A Weisberger; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 038097763X 9780380977635
OCLC Number: 45168317
Description: vi, 345 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Washington, D.C., Inauguration Day, 1801 1 --
Part I Discords of an Unfinished Nation --
Chapter 1 Philadelphia, Summer 1787 13 --
Chapter 2 Nation in 1790 29 --
Part II Personalities, Places, and Domestic Discord, 1789-1794 --
Chapter 3 Washington's Hopeful First Term 43 --
Chapter 4 Curse of Faction 66 --
Chapter 5 Mr. Burr Launches a Machine 83 --
Chapter 6 Wedges of Sectionalism 101 --
Part III War Abroad, Politics at Home, 1793-1796 --
Chapter 7 Terror, Turmoil, and Citizen Genet 119 --
Chapter 8 John Jay's Divisive Treaty, 1794-1795 138 --
Chapter 9 Jefferson and Adams's First Round, 1796 160 --
Part IV Toward Disunion, 1797-1800 --
Chapter 10 X, Y, Z, and the French Connection, 1798 173 --
Chapter 11 Gagging the Press, 1798 200 --
Part V Campaign and Conscience, 1800-1801 --
Chapter 12 Climax and the Drawn Battle of 1800 227 --
Chapter 13 Crossroads of February 1801 258 --
Chapter 14 Republican President 278 --
Epilogue: Aftermath and Echoes 299.
Series Title: American presidents & world leaders (Booknotes); Campaigns & political culture (Booknotes); Government (Booknotes)
Other Titles: Jefferson, Adams, and the revolutionary election of 1800
Responsibility: Bernard A. Weisberger.
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Narrates the presidential election of 1800 and its impact on American history, drawing in elements such as the friendship between Adams and Jefferson, the beginnings of government under the Constitution, and partisan warfare.

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