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Author Pasley, Jeffrey L., 1964-
Title The first presidential contest : 1796 and the founding of American democracy / Jeffrey L. Pasley.
Published Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]
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 Floor2  E320 .P37 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 516 pages ; illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series American presidential elections
American presidential elections.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The unintentional campaign -- A new republic and its discontents -- Popular politics in a postcolonial nation -- The Jay Treaty Crisis and the origins of the 1796 campaign -- From measures to "that man" : toward the presidential option for political change -- The long goodbye : finding candidates in the shadow of Washington -- The first culture war : themes and issues of the Federalist campaign against Thomas Jefferson -- His Rotundity : themes and issues of the Democratic-Republican campaign against John Adams -- Taking the Electoral College to school : how presidential electors helped create the national presidential election rather than preventing it -- The party racers : voting for president in 1796 -- Kiss my ass and go to Hell.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1796.
Democracy -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1809.
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
ISBN 9780700619078 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700619070 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 818143723