SAT Subject US History Practice Question 635: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 635

76. Which of the following five Republicans who ran for president in 1824 won the election?

A. William Crawford of Georgia
B. John C. Calhoun of South Carolina
C. John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts
D. Henry Clay of Kentucky
E. Andrew Jackson of Tennessee

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

Adams became president in 1824; in 1828 Jackson defeated him to become president.

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