John Quincy Adams was an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. Quincy Adams went on to win the presidency in the election in 1824, but only served one term. Outspoken in his opposition to slavery and in support of freedom of speech, Adams was elected to the House of Representatives in 1830 he would serve until his death in 1848.
Andrew Jackson's Military Career. Andrew Jackson, who served as a major general in the War of 1812, commanded U.S. forces in a five-month campaign against the Creek Indians, allies of the British. ... Jackson's popularity led to suggestions that he run for president.
Crawford was again a leading candidate for the Democratic-Republican presidential nomination in the 1824 election. However, Crawford was put out of the running due to a paralyzing stroke he had suffered in 1823 as a result of a prescription given to him by his physician.