when the house of rep. began to vote, Henry Clay made a bad deal with Adams. If you make me Secretary of state, then the house of rep. will get you elected president.So, Adams became president and Clay became secretary of state.
Jackson gains and maintains power by accusing Adams of stealing the 1824 Election. During 1828, the Republican part divided to separate parties. The Democratic-Republicans were who supported Jackson, and the National Republicans were who supported Adams. Both campaigns between these two candidates used insults to ruin each other's reputation; also called Mudslinging.
If you make me Secretary of state, then the house of rep. will get you elected president.
Democrates-Republicans were ordinary people who were immigrants, worker from the big city or from the frontier. they belived in state's rights,but not in strong central government.
during this time of the election, they started using different campaign methods; like slogans , rallies, buttons or events. This became part of American Political Life.
National Republicans wanted a strong central government, and agreed to a Bank of the United States, and Road Building. His supporters were mostly Farmers and merchants.
Jackson maintained power by gaining supporters who were immigrants, city workers, small farmers and craftspeople. They called him "Old Hickory" because he was tough like a hickory stick. In the war of 1812, Jackson defeated the creak Nation in the battle of Horseshoe Bend & the British in New Orleans.
There's a good and a bad side of the Spoil's System. Jackson maintains his power by putting in his supporters in government jobs and fired the other federal employees; this is called the spoils system which happens in every election.