Andrew Jackson was elected president in 1828, defeating incumbent John Quincy Adams. This guide provides access to digital materials at the Library of Congress, links to external websites, and a print bibliography.
Ken Drexler, Reference Specialist, Researcher and Reference Services Division
Created: December 6, 2022
Last Updated: December 22, 2022
In a highly contentious rematch of the previous election, Andrew Jackson defeated incumbent John Quincy Adams in the 1828 presidential election.
The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with the presidential election of 1828, including manuscripts, broadsides, political cartoons, campaign literature, newspaper articles, and government documents. This guide compiles links to digital materials related to the presidential election of 1828 that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on the 1828 election and a selected bibliography.