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

2 Democracy to most Defining the period. ? Political trends.
Impact of sectionalism. “Down with King Caucus”

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

4 Popular vote: Election of 1824

5 Popular and %


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

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

9 New parties National Republicans Stance: Strong federal government.
A national bank. Protective tariff. Favored the interests of business. Who’s party does this resemble? _____????

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

11 Urged greater democracy.
Claimed to represent the common man.

12 Election of


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