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How did Jefferson become vice president?
Last Updated: 30th June, 2020
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Herein, what did Jefferson do when he was vice president?
Aaron Burr 1801–1805 George Clinton 1805–1809
Similarly, how were vice presidents chosen? Selection and election Originally, the Vice President was the person who got the second most electoral votes in the presidential election. As such, the Vice Presidential candidates are usually chosen by the leadership of a political party, with a strong influence by that party's presidential candidate.
Beside above, did Jefferson Change vice president?
In the election of 1796, Federalist John Adams won the presidency, but his bitter rival, Democratic-Republican Thomas Jefferson came second and became vice president. Afterward, the system was overhauled through the Twelfth Amendment in time to be used in the 1804 election.
When did Thomas Jefferson become vice president?
March 4, 1797