Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, VA. Died on July 4 1826 in Monticello VA
Jefferson severed an eight year term form March 4 1801-1809
The election of 1800 was John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Each side believed that victory by the other would ruin the nation. Federalists attacked Jefferson, the Federalists saw Jefferson as a unchristian deist. The election brought dramatic victory for Democratic-Republicans. 65to 39 majority vote in House Of Representative.`
Adopted to fix a flaw in the constitution that had allowed Thomas Jefferson to tie in the Electoral College with his vice president candidate Aaron Burr. Election was sent to the House Of Representative which required 36 ballots to finally elect Jefferson. Specifies that electors shall east distinct votes for the president and vice president, rather than electoral votes for two men.
The act and the ensuing lat-minute appointment of new judges ( ht e so called "midnight judges" were decried by the incoming president Thomas Jefferson and the overdoing president and his federalist allies reaction their party's control of the judiciary by parking it with their supporters