Select one. The 1832 conventions were more open than Congressional caucuses because…
- Option 1
- Americans directly voted for the nominee. False. Party elites still chose the nominee.
- Option 2
- Other parties participated in each others' conventions. False. Members attended the conventions of the party with which they were affiliated.
- Option 3
- The Anti-Masons held a convention that year that brought in delegates from across the country. True. The Anti-Masons ended up nominating William Wirt.
- Option 4
- The Democrats and the Whigs refrained from holding conventions. False. These two parties followed the Anti-Masons example.