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  • The Election of 1824 and 1828
  • Jackson
  • Not enough though, there wasn't much of a difference between us so the House of Representatives has to vote...
  • I know I have support from my home state.
  • Clay
  • I need to think of a plan so make sure I win the election...
  • Adams
  • Adams Wins!
  • Therefore, I think Adams should win the vote...
  • hmm... Interesting, maybe I will vote for Adams
  • I don't know who to vote for!
  • Democratic-Republicans / National Republicans
  • I think Adams is a great president!
  • I think Jackson should have won the vote..
  • During the election of 1824 three people called the "favorite sons" were running for office. Their names were Henry Clay from Kentucky, Andrew Jackson from Tennessee, and John Quincy Adams from Massachusetts. Jackson had the most votes but nobody received the majority.
  • Mudslinging
  • Adams came up with a plan to use Clay's speaking skills to influence the house to vote for him as long as he made Clay secretary of state after. Everybody who supported Jackson claimed that it was a "corrupt bargain" and that it was an unfair election.
  • Jackson Wins By A Landslide
  • Congratulations!
  • Good Job Adam!
  • Thanks.....
  • By 1828 two political groups had been formed. The Democratic-Republicans, who sided with Jackson, and the National Republicans, who sided with Adams.
  • Summary
  • Ahh we are finally done with voting and the new president has been decided!
  • During the Election of 1828, both the Democratic-Republicans and National resorted to Mudslinging, insulting their opponent to ruin their reputation. People who supported Adams printed out a pamphlet insulting Jackson.
  • Take one. See what Jackson has done!
  • That's because he didn't...
  • I never knew he did all of that stuff!
  • John C. Calhoun, who once was Adam's vice president, switched sides and ran with Jackson. Once the votes were in, Jackson had won by a landslide! He won by 56% of the popular vote and 178 electoral votes. Jackson had won his popularity during the war of 1812 when he led the troops that won at horseshoe bend.
  • There was lots of debate during the elections of 1824 and 1828 about who should be the next president. People resorted to mudslinging, rallies, and slogans but the winner was finally decided. After the election of 1828 Jackson had officially won Presidency.
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