The Election of 1824 and 1828


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  • Some Favorite Sons
  • A President is Decided
  • I will help you win if I get to be Secretary of State.
  • Let's make an agreement so I can become president.
  • 1828 Jackson vs. Adams
  • I am for states rights and no strong central government, I am a man of the people.
  • I want a strong central government and support road building and a national bank.
  • Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and Crawford all ran for president and no one received enough electoral votes to win. Clay, Jackson, and Adams were supported by their home states.
  • Presidential Mudslinging
  • Adams cannot be president again!
  • Jackson would be a horrible president.
  • Andrew Jackson won 99 electoral votes giving him a plurality. because nobody got a majority votes the House of Representatives selects the president.
  • Jackson Picks a Running Mate
  • The Democratic-Republicans supported Jackson and the National Republicans supported Adams.
  • Jackson Wins in a Landslide!
  • Congratulations, Mr. President. A landslide victory.
  • Both parties used mudslinging to try to ruin each others reputation.
  • John C. Calhoun switched political parties so he could run with Andrew Jackson.
  • Jackson, the president for the common man was much admired and popular. The United States became more democratic during his presidency.
  • God Bless America!
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