posted by Mack on .
Is it because of James Madisons urging, the election of 1800 was finally settled? or was it someone else?
Election of 1800
Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee,
South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia
Candidates Thomas Jefferson Aaron Burr John Adams
Political Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican Federalist
Electoral Vote 73 73 65
States 8 8 7
House Run-Off 10 4 -
Adams in the end gave the election to Jefferson, who had tied with Burr.
so it's Thomas Jefferson correct?
No, Adams settled it. See the last sentence.