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Unformatted text preview: 10/25 Election of 1800 and the T ransfer of Power Electoral tie between Jefferson and Burr o Both republicans Election by Congress Alexander Hamilton o Opposes Jefferson but hates Burr more o tells Federalists to vote Jefferson James Bayard o Only congressman from Delaware, votes Jeff. The 12 th Amendment o Party politics, distinguishes between Pres. and Vice-Pres. Judiciary Act of 1801 o Creates series of new Federal courts o Gives jobs to their friends First peaceful transfer of power in American History Jeffersonian Simplicity The new federal city Jeffersons inaugural o All rebuplican, all federalists o Tries to remove party divisions Principles o Agrarian republic yeoman society Doesnt want to advance commerce o Constructionist Government cant do things unless explicitly stated in constitution o Fiscal conservative Reduces foreign policy expenses o Small military o Low taxes Federalist view of Jefferson...
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- Fall '07