What political party developed from the supporters of John Quincy Adams?
John Q. Adams helped to start the Whig party.
There were no national conventions and no official party labels in 1824, the year that J.Q. Adams first ran. He was nominated by his friends and supporters in Boston and the rest of New England fell in behind him. Adams inherited what was left of his father's Federalist party and was nominated by the political powers in Massachusetts and the surrounding states. When he ran the second time his supporters called themselves National Republicans. (Later…
When he was elected President in 1824, his supporters were the remnants of the Federalists and others that had backed his father. There were no national parties at that time, but they were beginning to form. He ran as a National Republican in 1828 , a party devoted to defeating Jackson. This party soon became the Whigs, to which Adams belongs for the rest of his life.
No, not at all. John Adams actually provided John Quincy with the knowledge to be who he was. John took John Quincy with him during many political excursions and John Quincy gained a great knowledge. Although they both had their own views, the two respected each other. In essence, John Quincy did look up to his father as a great man.
no. In 1824, the year that Adams was elected president, the old system of having Congressmen meet and pick presidential candidates was out of favor but national parties had not yet formed. Various state legislatures nominated candidates but no party labels were attached to their endorsements. In 1828, the Adams supporters called themselves National Republicans. This party later developed into the Whig Party.
What presidential candidate helped make John Quincy Adams president by getting his supporters in the House of Representatives to vote for Adams.?
Yes- Dorothy Quincy Hancock was related to Abigail Adams (whose maiden name comes from the Quincy family)- Dorothy Quincy is the wife of John Hancock Abigail Adams is the wife of John Adams and the mother of John Quincy Adams (John Adams and John Hancock were both friends of each other and friends of the Quincy household who each married a member (far relatives) of the Quincy household) Click on links at the bottom of…