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Era of Good Feelings

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    • "The Era of Good Feeling" 1815-1824 Susan M. Pojer; Edited by Jennifer Bishop & Matt López
    • The American System
      • Tariff of 1816
      • Second Bank of the U. S.
      • Internal improvements at federal expense. - National Road
      • In what ways is this system nationalistic?
      Henry Clay, “The Great Compromiser”
    • New Roads
      • Made of Crushed stone
      • First Toll Roads Built
      • Federal Government builds first road
      • Cumberland Road
    • Waterways
      • Rivers used for transportation (faster than land)
      • Flat boats
      • Keel boats
      • Steamboats - in use by mid-1800’s
    • Waterways - Canals
      • Connected areas where road couldn’t.
      • Erie Canal - 364 miles
      • Way cheaper than roads (drops from $100 to $8)
    • The American System
    • The “OGRABME” Turtle Think back to Jefferson’s Presidency. What impact did the Embargo have on budding American industries? Where are these budding industries located?
    • The American System
      • WEST got roads, canals, and federal aid
      • EAST got the backing of protective tariffs from the West.
      • SOUTH ??
      Have you ever felt that you did not get a fair share of something? How did you react?
    • The Election of 1816 What is happening to the popularity of the Federalist Party?
    • What contributed to national unity during the early 1800s? settled national boundaries protective tariffs national bank road and canal systems strong federal government NATIONAL UNITY
      • How did the era of 1815-1824 earn the name “The Era of Good Feelings?”
      • Period of one-party rule
      • Peace
      • Expansion
      • In what ways is this description an accurate one?
      “ The Era of Good Feelings”
    • James Monroe [1816-1824] How do you think the Federalist States felt about Monroe? Last of generation of Founding Fathers Why did people consider his election as a continuation of the “Virginia Dynasty?”
      • Caused by over-speculation on western lands
      • Banks foreclose on farms
      • People imprisoned for debt
      Panic of 1819
      • Missouri Compromise
      • Keeps a balance between slave & free states
      • Drew a line separating slave from free states
    • John Quincy Adams: A bulldog among spaniels! US Secretary of State under Monroe. Author of the Monroe Doctrine. Will settle many boundary disputes in the US’s favor.
    • The Convention of 1818
    • Adams-Onis Treaty, 1819
    • The Monroe Doctrine, 1823
      • What would the US do if the warning was not headed?
      Monroe Doctrine
      • What warning is given to the European countries?
      • What foreign policy principles are established?
      • Referred to as America’s Self-Defense Doctrine.
      4. What helps US militarily?
    • Monroe Doctrine
      • President Monroe’s warning to European countries to stay out of North and South America
    • The West & the NW: 1819-1824 Boundary est. by Russo-American Treaty of 1824. Is this boundary the result of the Monroe Doctrine?
    • The Era of Good Feelings Was this era correctly named? Why/Why not? How is nationalism evident during this era? How has the War of 1812 changed the way American’s see themselves?
    • The Election of 1824: The “Corrupt Bargain”
    • The Election of 1824: The “Corrupt Bargain” Candidate Popular Vote Electoral Vote Andrew Jackson 43% 99 J.Q. Adams 31% 32 William Crawford 13% 41 Henry Clay 13% 37