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Voting! Jamie and Mae

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1: Created By: Mae & Jamie Please Enjoy!

2: Voting is a method for a group such as a meeting or an electorate to make a decision or express an opinion—often following discussions, debates, or election campaigns. It is often found in democracies.

3: Major People | In 1828 Andrew Jackson benefited from the large number of new voters, many whom lived on the frontier. (1) | John Quincy Adams was the 6th president of the united states. He was elected president in the US despite receiving far fewer popular and electoral colleges vote than Andrew Jackson. (1)

4: Events | 1824: Adams was elected by a 13 to 7 vote in the house. Jackson won the popular vote, but no one won the majority in the electoral college, so it went to the house. Since clay had been kicked out of the election because he came in 4th. Adams got his support and with it he won the election (1) 1828: Jackson won the election of the 1828 because he told everyone about Adams "corrupt bargaining" in the election of 1824. He won the vote with common people (3)

5: Interesting Anecdotes | John Quincy Adams was minister of Russia, The Netherlands and Prussia. Graduated from Harvard. His place of death was in the White House on February 23, 1848 after collapsing on the floor two days earlier.

6: Before and After | During the election of 1824 the only people you could vote for were Republicans because that was all the people who were running. (1) After the election of 1828 the Democratic Party, which Jackson was apart of, became more popular.(3)

7: "Old Hickory" | Andrew Jackson was a President of the people, like our current President Obama. He was a man that not only spoke change, but he also acted on it. He was a general and military governor of pre-administration Florida. He was loved by the people and he treated them well for it. (2)

8: Effects of voting for Jackson | Jackson put many changes in effect after he was elected president. He supported such things as the spoil system, which is the practice of giving people jobs based on there political party. Another thing he supported was the National Nominating Convention. This gave not only the rich and elite of society to be President, but this also gave normal people a chance.(2)

9: New Laws | The Tariff of Abomination was a new tariff that people in the south were not a fan of, because the people in the south were very depended on English goods and it made them very expensive. | In the Presidential election of 1828 suffrage was expanded greatly. It gave more people a voice in our government.(4)

10: Scandals and Dirty Tactics | "Corrupt Bargaining"- John Q. Adams offered Henry Clay a cabinet position if he supported him in the election of 1824.(1) | Mudslinging- In the election of 1828 both candidates, engaged in this. They constantly attacked each other and brought up bad things they had done in the past.(1)

11: THE END! | Thank you for reading!

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