How Did John Adams Win Dbq

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98% of Tennessee’s popular vote. John Adams carried 94% of New Hampshire’s vote (ushistory.org). Neither one of the candidates had a national appeal and they were both gone on the ballot in at least one state. John Adams had a secret meeting with Henry Clay before the election and got his support and that’s what people say led him to win the election (ushistory.org). He won over Western representatives whose states had voted for Jackson and even promised the votes of his home state Kentucky, that didn’t cast even one vote for John Adams (debate.org). After a month of bargaining, John Adams took the thirteen states he needed to win and Andrew Jackson only had seven (The Election is in the House). John Quincey Adams then became the 6th president
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