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Biography of George Clinton

George Clinton
George Clinton served the nation as the United States of America's fourth Vice President from 4th March, 1805. George Clinton served a double tenure of Vice President, first from 1805 to 1809 and the second tenure from 1809 to 1812.

Under Thomas Jefferson, George Clinton was the second Vice President after Aaron Burr to serve his tenure.

George Clinton was the most prominent opponent figure of the new constitution. He was elected as the presiding officer by the Anti federalist majority in the New York ratification convention, where he was just a delegate. George Clinton was serving his tenure with some set goals and initiatives to abridge and limit the federal powers. The anti federalists did not approve the plans on a common ground and therefore, Mr. Clinton could not really accomplish his objectives.
Clinton's Candidacy as the vice presidents faced several obstacles as he was still considered as an opponent of the constitution. George Clinton's political profile made him an attractive candidate for the post of the Vice President of United States of America for the fact that he was expected to maintain the Virginia-New York nexus. Clinton also voiced his opinion against the objection towards Mr. Adam's election.

Although, Aaron Burr was replaced by George Clinton, but much was not be achieved on Virginia reconciliation. George Clinton was very active in certain arena which was related to the social life of administration. George Clinton was a big supporter of the habits, customs, manners and laws that were being practiced in New England than that of the Southern States.



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