The Corrupt Bargain of 1824
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Hi! Im John Quincy Adams. My electoral votes for the Election of 1824 with 84 electoral votes. • . Still, with Jackson not receiving majority electoral votes, the House of Representatives would vote on the presidency, which will come to work in Adams' favor.
Hi! Im Henry Clay. Finishing fourth in the electoral votes, I made decisive moves to secure a Jackson loss, and an Adams win.nAccepting loss, me and my supporters swayed the vote towards John Quincy Adams for president in 1824.
Hi! Im Andrew Jackson. • As a war hero of the War of 1812, I was immensely popular. Receiving 99 electoral votes, victory in the popularity. I lost the electoral votes to win the presidency.
Because of The Corruption of 1824 and the help of Henry Clay's supporters I got the presidency.
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