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A Magnificent catastrophe : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.[sound recording]

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A Magnificent catastrophe : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.[sound recording]
Title
A Magnificent catastrophe
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the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.[sound recording]
Statement of responsibility
Edward J. Larson
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magnificent catastrophe
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the tumultuous election of 1800, Americas first presidential campaign
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eng
Summary
The 1800 presidential election, the last great contest of the founding period, was so convulsive and so momentous for American democracy that Jefferson would later dub it "Americagass second revolution." Americagass first true presidential campaign gave birth to our two-party system and etched the lines of partisanship that have shaped American politics ever since. The contest featured two of our most beloved Founding Fathers, once warm friends, facing off as the heads of their two still-forming parties--the hot-tempered but sharp-minded John Adams, and the eloquent yet enigmatic Thomas Jefferson. Blistering accusations flew: Adams and his elitist Federalists would squelch liberty and impose a British-style monarchy; Jefferson and his radically democratizing Republicans would throw the country into chaos and debase the role of religion in American life. Historian Larson vividly re-creates the tension as Congress was forced to meet in closed session to resolve the outcome.--From publisher description
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A vivid retelling of the presidential election campaign between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson describes the fierce rivalry that was called "America's Second Revolution" and reveals the pivotal roles played by Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
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10137297
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Larson, Edward J.
Dewey number
324.973
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not applicable
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Read by John Dossett
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Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm)
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True
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  • Presidents
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Adams, John
  • Burr, Aaron
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Political culture
Target audience
adult
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the tumultuous election of 1800, America's first presidential campaign
Label
A Magnificent catastrophe : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.[sound recording]
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Publication
Extent
5 sound discs
Isbn
9780743569040
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digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Specific material designation
sound disc
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  • (Sirsi) i9780743569040
  • (OCoLC)148870531
Label
A Magnificent catastrophe : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.[sound recording]
Publication
Extent
5 sound discs
Isbn
9780743569040
Other physical details
digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Specific material designation
sound disc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780743569040
  • (OCoLC)148870531

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