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John Quincy Adams was elected to the presidency of the United States in 1824. He was from the northeastern state of Massachusetts.

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Who became president in the election of 1824?

John Quincy Adams was elected as President of the United States in the election of 1824. He defeated Andrew Jackson in a debated election.


Can a person be elected President of the US without winning the majority of the electoral votes?

The house of representatives will choose the president. like in the election of 1824.


Who was elected president in 1824?

The election of 1824 did not produce a winner since the electoral votes were split among four candidates so nobody won a majority in 1824. Therefore , as required by the US Constitution , the House of Representatives chose the President and they elected John Quincy Adams, but it was 1825by the time they made their decision.


What was closely contested election in which John Quincy Adams was elected president by the House of Representatives?

1824, Breckenridge of Kentucky swung the election in Adams' favor, and was appointed Secretary of State.


Who won the vice presidential election in 1824?

John C. Calhoun of SC became the Vice President in the 1824 election.


Which president was elected by electoral votes?

Technically, all of them except Gerald Ford, who was never elected President or Vice president. In 1801 and 1825, the House of Representatives had to decide the election after an Electoral College tie (1800) and a lack of a majority (1824).


Winner of the the 1824 president election?

The election of John Quincy Adams was in 1924


Who picked the outcome of the presidential election of 1824?

The US House of Representatives settled the 1824 election and chose the president in early 1825.


Why were there 4 people running for president in the election of 1824?

The four people running for president in the election of 1824 were from the same party failed to agree on who was the clear cut people's favorite.


By throwing his support behind John Quincy Adams this unsuccessful candidate prevented the voters' choice from being elected president in the 1824 election?

Your question has a problem. First there was no " voters choice". Congress decided who was to be president. He was elected by the House.


What was the total number of president electoral votes in 1824?

There were 261 electoral votes in the 1824 presidential election.


Why did John Quincy Adams bec ome president after the election of 1824?

No candidate won the majority of the electoral vote, so in accordance with the law, The House of Representatives chose the president and they elected Adams.


Winner of Presidential election of 1824 after vote was thrown into House of Representatives?

The eventual winner of the election of 1824 was John Quincy Adams. The house actually elected him on February 9, 1825.


Who won the 1824 presidential election?

John Quincy Adams eventually won the 1824 election, but Jackson won the popular vote. The election was actually decided in 1825 by the House of Representatives because nobody got a majority of the electoral votes.The 1824 election was the first time in US history that no candidate won the majority of the electoral vote. Therefore in Feb of 1825 the legislature voted and John Quincy Adams was elected President.


When did Mexico set up republican with an elected president?

Since 1824.


In the 1824 election won by popular vote but John Quincy Adams was elected?

Andrew Jackson


What happened to Jackson in the election of 1824?

What happened to Jackson in the election in election of 1824


Was John Quincy Adams reelected?

No -John Quincy Adams was not re-elected He became the 6th US President in 1824 and lost an overwhelming defeat to Jackson in the election of 1828.


What year was John Quincy Adams elected as president?

The people and the electors voted in 1824 but could not reach a decision, so the election was decided by the House of Representatives in February, 1825.


Was John Quincy Adams the popular winner in 1824 presidential election?

John Quincy Adams, the last President to date to be elected by the House of Representatives, received neither the most popular votes nor the most electoral votes in 1824.


Is it possible to have less popular votes and still win the Presidential Election?

yes. It is not only possible but has happened four times- in 1824, 1872, 1888 and 2000.The President is not elected by popular voted, but by the Electoral College.


In what year did John Quincy Adams get elected?

If you mean elected to the presidency, the answer is 1824. He lost his bid for re-election to Andrew Jackson in 1828.


Who did Henry Clay support for president in the 1824 election?

John Quincy Adams


Why did Andrew Jackson believe that he should have been elected president in 1824?

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In 1824 john Quincy Adams was elected president by whom?

the house of representatives


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