United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013
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The Corrupt Bargain

William Crawford, the forgotten man of 1824
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131456:

The "corrupt bargain" of 1824

A) refers to Henry Clay being made Secretary of State in John Quincy Adams' administration following the House of Representatives choosing Adams as president
B) was a victory for Andrew Jackson
C) followed the first time a president's election had been decided in the House of Representatives
D) began as a tariff dispute in South Carolina
E) dealt with a dispute between Senators Webster and Hayne

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