Presidential Election of 1824: Candidates, Results & Significance

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Which of the following dropped out before the presidential election in 1824?

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1. Which political party dominated American politics during the years leading up to the 1824 election?

2. Who won the plurality of the popular and Electoral College vote in 1824?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The election of 1824 was one of the most important elections in the country's history, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the event. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the election events and the candidates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Dominant political party leading up to the election
  • Electoral college winner in the contest
  • Speaker of the House in 1824
  • John Quincy Adams' Secretary of State

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related US history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the presidential election of 1824
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the candidate who dropped out of the race

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson titled Presidential Election of 1824: Candidates, Results & Significance. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the events and candidates of the Election of 1824
  • Understand how the winner was eventually decided
  • Know important historical figures and events
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