Deadlock in Congress

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The Election of 1800
The stormy election of 1800 culminated in the election of Thomas Jefferson as president, but it also played an important role in encouraging American politicians to reform the electoral college, which remains the system by which presidents are chosen.

Taught By

  • Frank Cogliano

    Frank Cogliano

    Professor of American History
  • David Silkenat

    David Silkenat

    Lecturer
  • Fabian Hilfrich

    Fabian Hilfrich

    Senior Lecturer in American History
  • Robert Mason

    Robert Mason

    Professor of Twentieth-Century U.S. History

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