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Unformatted text preview: First party system starts to end Major reasons for shift: A. lack of (2) party competitiveness B. "Corrupt Bargain" Jackson wins popular vote, but Quincy Adams wins the election. 2nd party system (1824-1850s) Advent of the "Mass Political Party" Modern party organization begins to develop under Jackson Strong western party factions began to develop Major parties change Federalist party dissolves by 1824 The Democratic-Republican Party splits into factions Main Factions by 1828 Democratic Party (Jackson) National Republican (John Quincy Adams) Jacksonian Democrats Executive Supremacy Expanded political suffrage Decentralization Whig Party (1833-1856) Coalition of former National Republicans Henry Clay "New America Plan" Whig Presidents William Henry Harrison (1840) John Tyler "no party president" Zachary Taylor (1848) Dies in office Millard Fillmore Major reason for shift: Slavery Compromise of 1850 Balanced free and slave states Caused dissension( ? ? , ? ? ) in the Whig Party 1853- Whig Party splits...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course POLS 2305 taught by Professor Ozymy during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.
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