Andrew Jackson elected President of the USA

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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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