Downfall of Federalist Party (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In U.S. presidential election Thomas Jefferson and James Madison (Republican) each secure 73 votes against John Adams, 65 and Charles Pinckney 64 (Federalist) and House of Representatives determines election of Jefferson.

Citation:
Editors. "Downfall of Federalist Party". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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