Editors. "Andrew Jackson is re-elected for second term as President of USA". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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The United States of America hold a presidential election, in which Andrew Jackson, who was nominated at the first ever Democratic Convention, defeats Henry Clay by 219 electoral votes to 49.