The Inauguration

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The Making of the US President: A Short History in Five Elections
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The University of Edinburgh

The Making of the US President: A Short History in Five Elections

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The Election of 1800
The stormy election of 1800 culminated in the election of Thomas Jefferson as president, but it also played an important role in encouraging American politicians to reform the electoral college, which remains the system by which presidents are chosen.

Meet the Instructors

  • Frank Cogliano
    Frank Cogliano
    Professor of American History
    School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • David Silkenat
    David Silkenat
    Lecturer
    School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • Fabian Hilfrich
    Fabian Hilfrich
    Senior Lecturer in American History
    School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • Robert Mason
    Robert Mason
    Professor of Twentieth-Century U.S. History
    School of History, Classics and Archaeology
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