The correct answer is letter D. William Marcy could best be described as a Jackson supporter. He used this line in defense for the nomination of Martin Van Buren. He used the word spoils to connote a system that is mainly based in patronage and political appointments.
Read a quotation by New York Senator William Marcy. "[T]o the victor belong the spoils of the enemy. Based on this quotation, William Marcy could best be described as a Jackson a.) critic. b.) rival. c.) opponent. d.) supporter.