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A magnificent catastrophe : the tumultuous election of 1800, America's first presidential campaign / Edward J. Larson.

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The 1800 presidential election was a momentous moment for American democracy. This country's first true presidential campaign gave birth to our two-party system and etched the lines of partisanship that have shaped American politics ever since.
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  • ISBN: 0743293169 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780743293167 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xi, 335 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Book club edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, [2007]

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-314) and index.
Summary, etc.:
The 1800 presidential election was a momentous moment for American democracy. This country's first true presidential campaign gave birth to our two-party system and etched the lines of partisanship that have shaped American politics ever since.
Subject: Presidents > United States > Election > 1800
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.
United States > Politics and government > 1797-1801
Political culture > United States > History > 18th century
Political culture > United States > History > 19th century

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