People who don't like Andrew Jackson. Make this party to recollect revolutionary opposition to monarchy. Joined clay and calhoun together. Attracts american system people, states rights people, Northern industrialists, and anti-masonic evangelicals. Send in many nominees so vote scatters and it goes to HOR. Then they can elect a president. William Henry Harrison is main nominee. Wants gvt to sponsor improvements, expand bank credit, and have higher tariffs. Soon they nominate harrison again and portray him as a commoner from a W log cabin, even though harrison is rich. Portrays Van Buren as a rich aristocrat. Don't make a platform cuz they don't want big commitments. Harrison eventually wins even though he doesn't have a platform. Supports national bank, tariffs, internal improvements, schools, and moral reforms against liquor.