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The Presidential Election of 1824: The Election is in the House

After completing the lessons in this unit, students will be able to:
* Summarize relevant portions of the Constitution on presidential election procedures.
* Explain why the election of 1824 was decided in the House of Representatives.
* Cite examples from presidential campaign materials from 1824.
* Explain how John Quincy Adams won election in 1824.
* Take a stand, supported by evidence, on whether or not there was a “corrupt bargain” between Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams.

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