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04/03/1801 Presidency of Thomas Jefferson begins

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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

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Thomas Jefferson | 60-Second Presidents | PBS

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Thomas Jefferson | Presidential Minute

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Thomas Jefferson - Mini Biography

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The Election of 1800 Explained

Jefferson assumed the office after defeating incumbent President John Adams in the presidential election. The election was a realigning election in which the Democratic-Republican Party swept the Federalist Party out of power, ushering in a generation of Democratic-Republican dominance in American politics.
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