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Election of 1828

Who were the candidates?What were the issues?Vote!Who won?What happened?

What happened during or as a result of Jackson's presidency?

Jackson's presidency began the "Era of the Common Man" and lead to the formation of the Democratic Party.  The Spoils System was introduced which rewarded Jackson supporters with government jobs.  The political influence of the aristocratic East was shifted to small farmers and businessmen of the South and the West. 

On to the election of 1872!


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