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Election Campaigns 1824-60: Go to the Grolier

and World Book online encyclopedias and keyword the

name of the president. 

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Election Year

Candidates

Political Party

1824

John Quincy Adams

(no party)

 

Andrew Jackson

(no party)

 

William H. Crawford

(no party)

1828

Andrew Jackson

Democratic

 

John Quincy Adams

Nat'l Rep.

1832

Andrew Jackson

Democratic

 

Henry Clay

Nat'l Rep.

 

John Floyd

Ind. (no party)

 

William Wirt

Antimasonic

1836

Martin Van Buren

Democratic

 

William H. Harrison

Whig

 

Hugh L. White

Whig

 

Daniel Webster

Whig

 

W.P. Magnum

Ind. (no party)

1840

William H. Harrison

Whig

 

Martin Van Buren

Democratic

1844

James K. Polk

Democratic

 

Henry Clay

Whig

1848

Zachary Taylor

Whig

 

Lewis Cass

Democratic

1852

Franklin Pierce

Democratic

 

Winfield Scott

Whig

1856

James Buchanan

Democratic

 

John C. Fremont

Republican

 

Millard Fillmore

American

1860

Abraham Lincoln

Republican

 

John C. Breckenridge

Democratic

 

John Bell

Const. Union

 

Stephen A. Douglas

Democratic

LINKS
American Memory (Library of Congress)

The American Presidency Project

The Smithsonian—The American President

American President

Harpers Weekly

Campaign Commercials:

A Historical Look at Campaign Commercials

US Presidential Elections

Campaigns for the Presidency: Historical coverage of past campaigns is extensive. See Presidential Campaigns, Conventions, and Elections with many links to conventions, campaigns, and primaries.

Popular American Songs--19th Century