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Founding Fathers
Note: this describes the original print-and-play edition, but apart from the graphics, changes in the latest Game Crafter edition are minor.
Turn 12: Gold!
Congressional Votes and Division of Spoils:
Ben (9) claims Secretary of State for Martin Van Buren.
Charles (8) claims Treasury Secretary for John C. Calhoun.
El (8) claims Secretary of War for John Quincy Adams.
Andrew (2) claims nothing, having no one eligible.
Dan (2) claims Envoy for Jefferson Davis.
Charles (8) claims General for Winfield Scott.

President Webster's first term:
Issue 1: Dorr Rebellion of Rhode Island
The president decides to resolve in order to get the popularity and doesn't mind that the Liberal leader becomes more influential. He spends 1 IP to do so.
3 IP to Scott. Webster gains 1 popularity.

Issue 2: State Admission for California (CA - 4 votes)
The president admits, spending 1 IP.
Tension increases by 1 (3). Webster gains 2 popularity. California is added to the map, unattached.

Issue 3: State Admission for Wisconsin (WI - 4 votes)
The president admits.
Webster gains 1 popularity. The new state takes its place adjacent to Minnesota and Illinois.

Issue 4: Prevent Kansas-Nebraska Act
The president doesn't want to lose the popularity and so spends 3 IP to solve.
Webster gains 3 IP.

Charles on behalf of Secretary Calhoun adds the revenue amount, 24, to reserves, which are now at (-60). Since reserves are higher than -100, there is no Economic Crisis Check.

Conservative: Daniel Webster
Liberal: Winfield Scott

Running mates:
Scott: Henry Clay
Webster: John Tyler

Cube placements:
Webster NE
Tyler VA
Scott OH
Clay KY
Webster NY
Tyler MD
Scott PA
Clay TN
Webster CA
Tyler NC
Scott NJ
Clay AL
Webster can no longer place
Tyler GA
Scott DE
Clay MS
Tyler can no longer place
Scott IN
Clay MS
Scott IL
Clay LA
Scott WI
Clay TX
Scott MN
Clay AR
Scott IA
Clay MO

Scott-Clay: 162
Webster-Tyler: 132

Winfield Scott is elected president. His card gets 3 popularity and an elected marker.

Henry Clay is elected vice president and receives 1 popularity.

Daniel Webster retires, earning 9 victory points for Ben.

Each player gets 1 IP.
As party leaders Adams and Scott each get 1 IP on their cards.
IP granted for abilities listed on cards: Van Buren 1.
Charles draws Secession and The Hand of Time. Keeps The Hand of Time. Plays The Hand of Time. William Henry Harrison dies.
Dan draws Dred Scott Decision and The Hand of Time. Keeps The Hand of Time. Plays The Hand of Time. Secretary of War John Quincy Adams dies, earning 5 points for El.
El draws Dominate the President and Coalition Building. Keeps Coalition Building.
Andrew draws Make an Important Speech and Coalition Building. Keeps Coalition Building.
Ben draws Sabotage a Negotiation and Make and Important Speech. Keeps Important Speech. Plays Important Speech. Martin Van Buren gains 1 IP.

Newspapers: Scott moves the liberal cube right earning 3 support. Calhoun moves the conservative cube right earning 3 support (5C).

The Round, beginning with the president:
Charles: Scott spends 1 IP to Whip Up Support. Roll is 5; Public supports moves 1 to L (4C).
Scott spends 1 IP to start a liberal newspaper cube.
Dan: No activities.
El: No activities.
Andrew: Seward spends 1 IP to Make a Speech. Roll is 3 for no effect.
Ben: No activities.

Auction (bidding begins with player left of the president):
Charles passes.
Dan passes.
El passes.
Andrew passes.
Ben passes.

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