Fun Fact: When Jefferson Almost Lost His Presidency to Aaron Burr

Fun facts about Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr had an awkward moment after the 1800 President election. While they ran as running mates, the choices were technically unclear of who should be president or vice president. Electors created a crisis where Aaron Burr could had possibly be chosen as president instead of Jefferson. Soon after the 12th amendment was passed to ensure that the ballot made it clear there was difference of which candidate was running for what office.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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