I. Thomas Jefferson A. Born- April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, Va. B. Died- July 4, 1826
III. Running for President
A. First Term (1801-1805) Wed. March 4, 1801, inaugurated 3rd president of the United States. B. Second Term (1804-1809) C. Prominent Issues of the Elections
1)Since electors did not state which of the two candidates they prefer, there was no way to decide which of the candidates should become President.
2) Jefferson was elected in a second election held in the House of Representatives
D.Opponent 1) First Term- John Adams, Aaron Burr 2) Second Term- Charles C. Pickney E. Vice Presidents 1) First Term- Aaron Burr 2)Second Term- George Clinton
F. Political Party- Democratic-Republican IV. Domestic Events A. Ohio enters the Union, 1803: Despite efforts from the Federalists, Ohio became the 17th state on March 1, 1803 B. Marbury vs. Madison, 1803 C. Lewis in Clark Expedition, 1804: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Missouri River.
On November 7, 1805, the expedition reached the Pacific ocean, leading into an era of westward expansion. D. 12th Amendment Ratified,1804: the twelfth amendment states that each member of the electoral college shall vote for one candidate for President, and one candidate for vice- president. E. Zebulon Pike explores the west, 1806: American explorer and army officer he led an expedition to discover the source of the Mississippi River. The next year he explored the Louisiana Territory F. Burr Conspiracy, 1807: Former Vice President, Aaron Burr schemed to detach the U.S southwest to set up an independent nation-state
VI. Major Foreign Policy A. Louisiana Purchase, 1803: Jefferson bought New Orleans and the Louisiana Territory from the French. B. War with Barbary Pirates, 1804 C. Chesapeake and Leopard Affair, 1807: In June 1807 the United States frigate Chesapeake was stopped by...