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1 February, 10:26

Explain the controversy surrounding the election of 1824?

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  1. 1 February, 11:22
    The election of 1824 has been remembered in the history because of the controversy it created. In the election of 1824, no candidate that stood for presidency go a majority of votes to become the President of the United States of America. It was left to the House of Representatives to select the person to become the President of the United States. This power was given to the House of representatives as per the 12th Amendment. The House of Representatives chose John Quincy Adams to become the president, although he was not the person to get the maximum votes during the process of election. this was another controversy that surrounded the election of 1824.
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