Question:

How did the elections of 1796 and 1800 reveal flaws in the presidential election system devised by the constitution?

Answer:

In the 1796 election Jefferson lost to Adams by 3 votes and became vice-president. The framers weren't in favor of political parties & had made no mention of them in the Constitution, yet here were a president and vice-president from different parties.

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