Presentation on theme: "Planting the seeds of a “common revolution”."— Presentation transcript:
1Planting the seeds of a “common revolution”. John Quincy AdamsPlanting the seeds of a“common revolution”.
2Democracy to most Defining the period. ? Political trends. Impact of sectionalism.“Down with King Caucus”
3Election 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.
7A “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?
8ImpactAdams 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.
9New parties National Republicans Stance: Strong federal government. A national bank.Protective tariff.Favored the interests of business.Who’s party does this resemble? _____????
10Democrats 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.
11Urged greater democracy. Claimed to represent the common man.