Political party: Democratic-Republican Background info: The son of John Adams ( former president), formerly a federalist like his father, and secretary of state. later( after presidency) became a Whig. I beleive, like others, that John Quincy Adams cheated his way into presidency.
political party:Democratic-Republican Background info:Before running for president Jackson was a war hero. He defeat the british in the battle of New Orleans. He became known as "Old Hickory". election results: Jackson lost as president. Many thought this was because he was cheated out of presidency.
political party: Democratic-Republican Background info: before running for president, Clay was in the house. Many beleive that he helped J. Q. Adams cheat into presidency and in return Adams made him speaker of the house. Election results: Henry Clay came in last place out of all four candidates.