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United States presidential election, 1824
United States
1820 ←
October 26 - December 2, 1824
→ 1828

  Henry Clay John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson
Nominee Henry Clay John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson
Party Independent Independent Independent
Home state Kentucky Massachusetts Tennessee

  WilliamHCrawford JCCalhoun-1822
Nominee William H. Crawford John C. Calhoun
Party Independent Independent
Home state Georgia South Carolina

President before election

James Monroe
Independent

Elected President

Henry Clay
Independent

The United States presidential election of 1824 was arguably the most contentious presidential election the country had seen to that point. Five candidates made a bid for the office. Consequently, the matter was resolved in the House of Representatives. The dominant issue was the relationship between the young U.S. and the younger Confederacy of the Arkansas.

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