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Devil of a Choice, The Election of 1800, John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson.
Dr. Larson will be speaking on the John Adams /Thomas Jefferson presidential campaign less than two weeks before our November election.
"They could write like angels and scheme like demons."
So begins Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Larson's masterful account of the wild ride that was the 1800 presidential election—an election so convulsive and so momentous to the future of American democracy that Thomas Jefferson would later dub it "America's second revolution."
"In this absorbing, brisk account, Larson re-creates the dramatic presidential race of 1800...an invaluable study of a crucial chapter in the lives of the foundingView more
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