History

Question

Which best describes the "corrupt bargain" of 1824?

A. John Quincy Adams helped Henry Clay win Congress’s vote for the presidency, so Clay made Adams the secretary of state.

B. Henry Clay helped John Quincy Adams win Congress’s vote for the presidency, so Adams made Clay the secretary of state.

C. Andrew Jackson defeated John Quincy Adams by winning the popular vote and the majority vote but not the electoral vote.

D. John Quincy Adams defeated Andrew Jackson by winning the popular vote and the majority vote but not the electoral vote.

2 Answer

  • B, Henry Clay helped John Quincy Adams win Congress’s vote for the presidency, so Adams made Clay the secretary of state.
  • Henry Clay helped John Quincy Adams win Congress’s vote for the presidency, so Adams made Clay the secretary of state.
NEWS TODAY