Adams vs. Jefferson

Version: Unabridged
Author: John Ferling
Narrator: Jack Garrett
Genres: History, Politics, North America, History
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: September 2004
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

It was a contest of titans: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, two heroes of the Revolutionary era, once intimate friends, now icy antagonists locked in a fierce battle for the future of the United States. The election of 1800 was a thunderous clash of a campaign that climaxed in a deadlock in the Electoral College and led to a crisis in which the young republic teetered on the edge of collapse.

Adams vs. Jefferson is a gripping account of a true turning point in American history, a dramatic struggle between two parties with profoundly different visions of how the nation should be governed.

Author Details

Author Details

Ferling, John

John Ferling is a professor emeritus of history at the State University of West Georgia and the author of the award-winning "A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic".