The Elections of 1824 and 1828


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  • The Election of 1824
  • Vote for me, John Quincy Adams!
  • Vote Right! Vote Andrew Jackson!
  • I'm the one for president! Henry Clay!
  • The Corrupt Bargain
  • We wanted Jackson! He was an honest hero! Adams and Clay cheated together to gain office!
  • I believe that we should make the federal government stronger!
  • Adams as President
  • I heard that he cheated using the corrupt bargain to get elected!
  • The election of 1824 was a competitive election between Andrew Jackson the war hero, Henry Clay the warhawk, and John Quincy Adams the former secretary of state. John Quincy Adams won the election along with help from Clay.
  • The Election of 1828
  • I have the people on my side and I will not be sneakily beat out again! Andrew Jackson!
  • I, John Quincy Adams, will remain president and serve a second term!
  • Jackson had the most votes from the people and had plurality. Clay was Speaker of the House and got defeated Jackson so Adams won the presidency. Jackson than accused Clay and Adams of cheating to gain office. This was known as the corrupt bargain.
  • Mudslinging
  • Democrats stink! You suck!
  • John Quincy Adams was elected president for one term. He did not serve a second term due to the accusations of the corrupt bargain and his federal policies which were unpopular.
  • Jackson as President
  • President Jackson!
  • The election of 1828 was a run between current president John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. Each had their own parties that supported them.
  • Both Adams and Jackson had political parties backing them up throughout the election. Adams had the support of the National Republicans and Jackson had the Democrats. Both parties started mudslinging each other, or insulting other parties to benefit your own.
  • National Republicans are stupid! You lose!
  • Andrew Jackson won the elction by a large amount and this was because he was very popular with the people. He had the support of many, partly because he was a famous war hero.
  • We are so proud and honored to have you as our president!
  • You're our man Jackson! We love you!
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