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The Spread of Democracy

By dracfe
  • Adam-Onis Treaty of 1819

    Adam-Onis Treaty of 1819
    Spain gave Florida to the USA for 5 million dollars.
  • Missouri Compromise of 1820

    Missouri Compromise of 1820
    Admitted Maine as a non-slave state and Missouri as a slave state.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    This was a document stating the USA's foreign policy at the time it was written. It stated that the USA would not interfere in the affairs of European nations or existing colonies of European nations, would oppose any attempt to build new colonies in America, and warned the European nations not to attempt to regain control of the nations in Latin America.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    Four Candidates participated in this election; Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and William Crawford. Andrew Jackson won the Popular Vote, but not the Electoral Vote. When congress got together to choose the next president, Clay used his influence as speaker of the house to urge congress to vote for Adams. When Adams won, Jackson and his friends accused him of making a "corrupt bargain" to win the presidency.
  • Claims of a "Corrupt Bargain"

    Claims of a "Corrupt Bargain"
    Andrew Jackson accused John Quincy Adams of bribing the congress so that he could become president after no one won 50% of the electoral votes during the election of 1824.
  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams
    1824-1828 He won presidency during the election of 1824 and became a very unpopular president. He thought that the government should stimulate the economy by creating national roads and universities.
  • The Election of 1828

    The Election of 1828
    In this Election, Andrew jackson won the presidency by a landslide. He was with the Democratic-Republican party and there was very little support for the other one. This was the first time a presidencial nominee did not relie on the party to win and he relied instead to his appearence to the public.
  • Jacksonian Democracy-Modern Democratic party

    Jacksonian Democracy-Modern Democratic party
    The Democratic Party ralied around Andrew Jackson and supported western expansion and states' rights.
  • Adams party "Whigs"

    Adams party "Whigs"
    The Whig party was led by Henry Clay. They believed that the Congress should be stronger than the President and they rallied around Adams, supporting National Growth.