Why was it called the revolution of 1800?
Thomas Jefferson named "The Revolution of 1800" so because his party, the Republicans. peacefully and orderly received the power with acceptance by the federalists.
The Revolution of 1800 was a revolution in the sense of power changing hands. Thomas Jefferson won the presidency. He beat the incumbent, John Adams. This was a change in power from the Federalist to the Democratic Republicans, which led to the downfall of the Federalists. It wasn't a bloody and war-driven revolution, but power did change hands.