Corrupt Bargain of 1824?

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The Corrupt Bargain of 1824 took place after voting took place in the presidential election in 1824. Neither candidate (Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson) received a majority of the electoral votes the the decision was made by the House of Representatives who chose Quincy Adams. It was thought that the Speaker of the House, Henry Clay, convinced them to elect Adams.
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