Election of 1800

Jefferson VS. Adams

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Who do you really want as your president?

John Adams

  • wants a strong central government, which will lead to monarchy
  • believe states have too much power, and the citizens were incapable of running the government
  • supported the Alien and Sedition Act
  • wanted wealthy to run the government
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Thomas Jefferson

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  • favored state rights over a strong central government
  • wanted a small government
  • wants to follow Washington's foreign policy staying neutral
  • encouraged common people to participate in the government

who do you vote for president?

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