1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS63

Grading Service: PCGS
SKU: 142882
Cert Number: 05647902
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In 1801, a remarkable year in American history, Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated as the third President of the United States, signifying a crucial change in the nation's political landscape. This event marked the first peaceful transfer of power between different political parties, exemplifying the maturing democratic principles of the young nation. Simultaneously, the appointment of John Marshall as the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court was a defining moment for American jurisprudence. Marshall's tenure would go on to establish the Supreme Court as a coequal branch of government, significantly shaping the interpretation and application of the U.S. Constitution for generations. Furthermore, the year saw the inception of the New York Evening Post, one of America's oldest continuously published newspapers. Its first edition marked the beginning of a legacy in journalism, providing critical news and shaping public opinion in the burgeoning republic. Overseas, Count Alessandro Volta invented the battery, which laid the foundation for the development of electrical power. This invention led to the development of the field of electrochemistry and practical applications for electricity. These events collectively represent a transformative period in U.S. history, laying foundational aspects of American governance, law, and media that continue to influence the nation's course.
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