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1 John Quincy Adams Planting the seeds of a common revolution.

2 Democracy to most zDefining the period. z?z? zPolitical trends. zImpact of sectionalism. zDown with King Caucus

3 Election of 1824 zNationalism is being replaced by sectionalism. Mainly brought out by ????? zSectional candidates: Adams _________, Crawford __________, Clay and Jackson ________. zAll were Democratic-Republicans. zThe electorate voted along sectional lines.

4 Popular vote: Election of 1824

5 Popular and %

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7 A corrupt bargain? zPlurality v. majority. zJackson led in both electoral votes and popular votes. z House of Representatives had to decide the winner between the top three. zA hint of scandal: Does Clay support Adams in return for the Secretary of States chair?

8 Impact zAdams wins, but bitter resentment is felt nationwide at the perceived injustice. Time for a new two-party system: zNational-Republicans, later called Whigs. Led by Clay, Adams, and later, Daniel Webster. zSupport: mainly from bankers, merchants, manufacturers, and large landowners.

9 New parties National Republicans Stance: zStrong federal government. zA national bank. zProtective tariff. zFavored the interests of business. Whos party does this resemble? _____????

10 Democrats zLed by Jackson and Martin Van Buren. Supported by: zsmall farmers, newly emerging businessmen, and city workers. (common folk) Stance: zGenerally opposed an all-powerful national government.

11 zUrged greater democracy. zClaimed to represent the common man.

12 Election of

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