0 Replies Latest reply on Nov 7, 2016 9:30 AM by Van Zbinden

    A Tie Election and the House of Representatives got the Vote

    Van Zbinden Adventurer

      The National Archives Pieces of History blog has a really interesting story about the presidential election of 1800. It ended in a tie but not how you expect it might. Ultimately this tied election led to the 12th Amendment. Great links to some cool documents.

       

      Check it out here https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2016/11/07/the-election-of-1800/