The Election of 1824 & 1828


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  • The Election of 1824
  • The Election of 1824
  • I Henry Clay, leader of the house, am dropping out of the race to help determine who shall be president
  • The Election of 1824
  • In 1824, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and John Quincy Adams ran for president. Unfortunately none of these men had enough electoral votes to win.
  • The Election of 1828
  • Since none of the men could get the amount of votes necessary, it was up to the House of Representatives to determine the next president.
  • The Election 1828
  • Henry Clay, the speaker of the House of Representatives, convinced the house to elect John Quincy Adams as president. In return, Adams named Clay as the Secratary of State.
  • The Election of 1828
  • By 1828, there were now two different political parties: the Democrats and the Republicans. The democrats supported Andrew Jackaon while the republicans supported John Quincy Adams.
  • VS.
  • Andrew Jackson won the Election by a landslide because most of his voters were the ideal common man. He was a popular president who was adored by many.
  • After Jackson became president, Democrats wanted to shake up the federal bureaucracy, a system in which non elected officials carry out laws. Jackson replaced all many federal workers with his supporters instead in the spoil system.
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