Presentation on theme: "Planting the seeds of a “common revolution”."— Presentation transcript:
1 Planting the seeds of a “common revolution”. John Quincy AdamsPlanting 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.
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 ImpactAdams 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.
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