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Description: As written in the Constitution the candidate with the most votes would become president and the runner-up vice president. Jefferson and Burr got the exact same number of votes. Federalists in the House, including Hamilton, elected Jefferson. Distributed by A&E Television Networks.
Description: The Englishmen on their way to Jamestown have complete faith in the superiority of their technology. They can wipe out or scare off the "noble savages" as well as get food in exchange for trinkets. A National Geographic Production.
Description: William Tecumseh Sherman purposely makes war against civilians to deprive the enemy of what kept it going. "War is cruelty ... the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over," he says. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
Description: Federal troops and state militia began what they called the “assembly” of the Cherokee people. They were forced onto the roads with whatever they had on their back. A few weeks later, the first detachments of Cherokees were shipped west under military guard. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
Description: Dolly Madison remains in the Capitol alone. She saves George Washington's portrait as a legacy for future generations. The British set fire to the Capitol and the White House. Distributed by A&E Television Networks.
Description: General Burgoyne's surrender brings France to the aid of the Patriot army. Accounts by Joseph Plumb Martin and surgeon Albigence Waldo recount the hunger, illness, and cold that was winter at Valley Forge. Distributed by A&E Television Networks.