+ He was second choice to the people then he bribed Clay which made him win over Jackson the people's first choice
+ No evidence of the "bargain" though.
+(1767-1848) 6th president(pg258-259)
+ apart of whig parties
+ one of the most sucessful secretaries of state
+ first "minority president"
+ wanted roads and canals and he was a nationalist
+ was taken off presidency 1828 and jackson was put up to make right of the bargin.