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    • The Birth of Modern Politics

    • Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828
    • By: Lynn Hudson Parson
    • Narrated by: Milton Bagby
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    The 1828 presidential election, which pitted Major General Andrew Jackson against incumbent John Quincy Adams, has long been hailed as a watershed moment in American political history. It was the contest in which an unlettered, hot-tempered southwestern frontiersman, trumpeted by his supporters as a genuine man of the people, soundly defeated a New England "aristocrat" whose education and political resume were as impressive as any ever seen in American public life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a very good popular history book

    • By D. Littman on 01-29-10

    Regular price: $22.95