5.Jackson received nationwide support, no candidate received an absolute majority in the electoral college, so members of the House of Representatives had to choose the president. 6.Clay assembled a coalition of congressmen that votedfor Adams, and Adams repaid Clay by appointing him7.Clay’s appointment was a politically fatal mistake for both men; Calhoun accused Adams of using the power and patronage of the executive to thwart the popular will, and Jacksonians in Congress condemnedClay for arranging this “corrupt bargain.”b.Congress approved only a few of Adams’s proposals for internal improvements, such as a short extension of the National Road, because politicians believed such legislation was the prerogative of states. 2. The Tariff Battle
Why were Southerns not happy with the tariffs?Tariff of AbominationsWhy was the election of 1828 significant?What were the people who followed Jackson called? How many electoral votes did Jackson receive?