Presidential Election of 1828: Issues, Candidates & Significance


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The presidential election of 1828 took place between which of the following candidates?

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1. What event fueled Andrew Jackson's campaign to run for president in 1828?

2. Which of the following were aspects of President John Quincy Adams' campaign against Andrew Jackson in the 1828 presidential election?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The presidential election of 1828 signaled a change in the political atmosphere of the nation, and this quiz will test your understanding of the event. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the election and the candidates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Candidates in the presidential election of 1828
  • Catalyst for the Democratic candidate's campaign
  • Aspects of the incumbent's campaign
  • National issues in the race

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the presidential election of 1828
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the outcome of the election

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson Presidential Election of 1828: Issues, Candidates & Significance. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the events and politics of the election of 1828
  • Understand the historical context of the election
  • Know the lives and careers of the candidates