The 1824 presidential election marked the final collapse of the Republican-Federalist political framework. Andrew Jackson received more electoral and popular votes than any other candidate, but not the majority of 131 electoral votes needed to win the election.
People also ask, why is John Quincy Adams important?
As secretary of state under James Monroe, Adams played a key role in determining the president's foreign policy, including the famous Monroe Doctrine. John Quincy Adams went on to win the presidency in a highly contentious election in 1824, and served only one term.
Who was the president who defeated John Quincy Adams?
|John Quincy Adams|
|In office March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829|
|Vice President||John C. Calhoun|
|Preceded by||James Monroe|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Jackson|
Why did Andrew Jackson did not win the election of 1824?
Andrew Jackson won a plurality of electoral votes in the election of 1824, but still lost to John Quincy Adams when the election was deferred to the House of Representatives (by the terms of the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution, a presidential election in which no candidate wins a majority of the