Andrew Jackson elected President of the USA

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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.
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Editors. "Andrew Jackson elected President of the USA". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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