John Quincy Adam, William Crawford, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson
who were the 4 candidates for president in 1824?
jackson won the popular vote; adams won the houses vote
who won the popular votes? who did the house end up voting for?
because clay bribed the house because he was the speaker of the house and he cut a deal with adams
why did jackson call this election a corrupt bargain?
half supported jackson the common man and half supported adams the rich easterner
how did the election split the democratic republican party?
the democrats and the national republicans
what two new parties were formed?
they used the media to insult the other's families
how was the campaign of 1828 personal?
that he would look out for the common man and would take control of the govt from the wealthy
what promise did jackson campaign on?
the idea of spreading political power to all the people
what is majority rule?
idea of spreading political power to all the people and ensuring majority rule
what is jacksonian democracy?
who won the election of 1828?
had humble south carolina origins and people felt they could relate with his hardships and humble origins
Describe jackson's background. how did this help him in politics?
what was his nickname?
the people got rowdy at the party it was a sign that government had changed hands
what happened at jackson's reception? how was this a sign?
where jackson appoints friends government positions even though they may not be qualified
what is the spoils system? how could this be corrupt?