First Freedom

Campaign of 1800

Clip | 6m 16s

By 1800, political parties had established themselves in American politics and were in full operation during the election between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. The brutality of the campaign severed the once-strong relationship between the two patriots.

Aired: 12/18/12

Rating: NR

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“First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty” was made possible with support from the GFC Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, The Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, The One Foundation, Garfield and Margo Cook, and other generous contributions.