The Election of 1824


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  • Andrew Jackson
  • John Quincy Adams
  • Henry Clay
  • Considered a hero to many because of the War of 1812, he was very popular. Received 99 electoral votes and needed the majority of electoral votes to win, which he did not receive.
  • "The Corrupt Bargain"/Role
  • Son of our 2nd president John Adams, won 84 electoral votes but did not receive the majority of electoral votes
  • "The Corrupt Bargain"/Role
  • A politician who saved as the Speaker of the House , ended in fourth place in the electoral votes. Clay made moves to secure Jackson's lost, and an Adams win.
  • "The Corrupt Bargain"/Role
  • Lost the vote conducted by the House of Representatives and blamed political corruption and favoritism for his defeat .
  • Won the presidency and named Clay his secretary of State, a corrupt bargain secured his victory.
  • Accepted his loss and support John Quincy Adams for president; was appointed Secretary of State.
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