Editors. "Andrew Jackson elected President of the USA". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Andrew Jackson elected President of the USA (28 words)
Historical Context Note
In the US presidential election, Andrew Jackson, whose followers are to found the modern Democratic Party, wins with 178 electoral votes, defeating John Quincy Adams, who receives only 83 votes.17915 Andrew Jackson elected President of the USA 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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