Election of 1832: Significance & History


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The Presidential Election introduced which concept that has become a staple in contemporary contests?

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1. Which political group is credited with the development of national nominating parties?

2. What was the major issue of the 1832 election?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning tools will help you assess what you've learned about the historic presidential election of 1832. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the test include the candidates that ran in the election and the political group credited with the development of national nominating parties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will ask you about the following:

  • Concept that has become a current staple in elections
  • Major issue of the 1832 election
  • Candidates who ran in the election
  • Ideology for which the election results signified support

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the election of 1832
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about election contests in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the legacy of the election of 1832
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the issues and candidates involved in the 1832 election

Additional Learning

To learn more about this seminal election, review the accompanying lesson titled Election of 1832: Significance & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand why the 1832 election is significant
  • Explore the events leading up to the election
  • Learn about events on the eve of the election
  • Discuss the beliefs held by the candidates
  • Know the outcome of the election