Andrew Jackson


Whom did Jackson defeat in the election of 1828?

Jackson defeated incumbent John Quincy Adams in the election of 1828. Jackson garnered 178 electoral votes to Adams’s 83. John Quincy Adams carried several northeastern states, such as Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island—but Jackson carried fifteen states, including New York and Pennsylvania.


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