Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Mark the one best answer for each of the following questions.
53. In the 1820s and 1830s one issue that greatly raised the political stakes was a. economic prosperity. b. the Peggy Eaton affair. c. a lessening of political party organizations. d. the demise of the Whig Party. e. slavery.
54. The new two party political system that emerged in the 1830s and 1840s a. divided the nation further. b. was seen at the time as a weakening of democracy. c. resulted in the Civil War. d. fulfilled the wishes of the founding fathers. …show more content…
a. A-2, B-3, C-1 b. A-2, B-1, D-3 c. B-1, C-3, D-2 d. A-3, C-2, D-1 e. A-1, B-2, D-3
59. The House of Representatives decided the 1824 presidential election when a. no candidate received a majority of the vote in the Electoral College. b. William Crawford suffered a stroke and was forced to drop out of the race. c. the House was forced to do so by “King Caucus.” d. Henry Clay, as Speaker of the House, made the request. e. widespread voter fraud was discovered.
60. John Quincy Adams, elected president in 1825, was charged by his political opponents with having struck a “corrupt bargain” when he appointed to become . a. John C. Calhoun, vice president b. William Crawford, chief justice of the United States c. Henry Clay, secretary of state d. Daniel Webster, secretary of state e. John Eaton,