Everything You Need To Know To Succeed In APUSH Election of 1800: Jefferson (Democratic-Rep.) v. John Adams (Federalist) Why is it called a “revolution?” Peaceful transition of power from the Federalists to the Democratic-Republicans First time there was a change in political parties Was this “revolution” really a revolution? Let’s find out…… Biggest economic issue between Federalists and Democratic-Republicans? Hamilton’s Financial Plan Hamilton’s Financial Plan: BUS Tariff Excise Tax Assumption and funding at par Which did Jefferson get rid of? Only the excise tax Was there a drastic economic change during Jefferson’s administration? For the most part, NO. Embargos were instituted Federalists (Hamilton and Adams) traditionally supported the British Democratic-Republicans (Jeffersonians) traditionally supported the French XYZ Affair and Quasi-War left US-French relations strained Did Jefferson stay “Pro-French?” Embargo Act of 1807 ended all trade with foreign countries Favored neither the French or British Was there a drastic foreign policy change? No! Avoided “entangled alliances” Judiciary Act of 1801: Last-ditch effort to appoint Federalist judges “Midnight Judges” Marbury v. Madison (1803) Jefferson sought to refuse appointment of Marbury “Midnight Judge” Supreme Court declared a federal law unconstitutional for the first time Was this “revolutionary?” Yes! Judicial Branch becomes more powerful Loose Interpretation (Federalists): The Constitution would be broadly interpreted Strict Interpretation (Jeffersonians): Unless it’s mentioned in the Constitution, it could not be done (Example: BUS) Did Jefferson stay true to strict interpretation? NO! He favored a loose interpretation for the LA Purchase To what extent was the election of 1800 aptly named the “Revolution of 1800?” Respond with references to TWO of the following areas: Economics Foreign Policy Judiciary Politics (2004 Form B) Was it aptly named? In some cases, yes, in some cases, no Subscribe to my channel Help spread the word Questions? Comments? Leave in comments One thing we can agree on? You should subscribe!