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  • United States HistoryUnit 3 Luis Reyes Robyn Harriman Matthew Woodley Andrelli Oliveros Period 3
  • Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the “Era of Good Feelings.” Evaluate the accuracy of this label, considering the emergence of nationalism and sectionalism.
  • The Era of Good feelings is not anaccurate label of the period after thewar of 1812, because conflicts dueto the introduction of industry to theeconomy, the growing disunionbetween the citizens, and thedisagreements in American politics.
  •  Disagreement within American Politics Rise of industry Growing disunion between citizens
  • • Document D – The powers of the states and theFederal government are being questioned in allowingdeciding over the incorporation of the Bank.•Document H – Conflict between John Quincy Adamsand James Monroe, since Adams as Monroe’sSecretary of State found disagreements with thePresident, and many foreign issues involving GreatBritain was always a concern.•Document I – The people’s political beliefs were thesame in the election of 1820, where they appealed toJames Monroe, and in 1824 their presidential concernsbecame more immense, and a strong race wasgenerated between John Q. Adams and AndrewJackson.
  • • The rising political clashes within the Democratic-Republican Party, example: the “Corrupt Bargain,” Marshall and the Courts, and etc.• Jackson’s Victory, and the separate Political parties that were created.• Decisions of the Supreme Court were highly nationalistic and gave the federal government more power in regulating the economy which was opposed by those who did not agree with centralization or economic growth.
  • Disagreements over decisions made by Congress and the powers given to them led to distrust and displeasure with the government.
  • • Document A –Due to the war of 1812, the people fell under poorconditions since many taxes were put onto the American people afterthe war.• The Panic of 1819-As a result of bank banking, foreclosures, andunemployment, the country fell into a depression that lasted for sixyears.• Tariff of Abominations (Tariff of 1828)-A protective tariff passed inorder to protect the Northern industry. This tariff had damagingeffects on the Southern economy.• Gibbons V. Ogden-The Supreme Court of the United States held thatthe power to regulate interstate commerce was granted to Congress.• Cotton Gin-The invention led to an increase in the need for slavelabor.•Sectional implications: - West-roads, canals, and federal aid - North-protective tariffs from the West - South-plantations, cotton, slaves
  •  TheNorth and West benefited financially from many laws and taxes while the same laws and taxes were damaging to the Southern economy. The Southern need for slave labor resulted in the sectionalism between the North and South.
  • • Document B – John Calhoun takes account that the UnitedStates is currently undergoing expansion, and encourages thatthrough the creation of roads and canals can the country preservethe Union.• Document C – American society comes together in celebratingthe Fourth of July, in which Pennsylvania is seen as a thriving cityand many people come together in celebrating the nationalisticpride that is growing throughout the United States.• Document E – The growth of the population is expandingthroughout the United States in 1820, where the population isclearly larger in the Northeast and there is an increase inpopulation in the west.
  • • Document F – Thomas Jefferson expresses his concern for the sudden line that is appearing between the north and the south, where he sees a separation of beliefs.• Missouri Compromise acts as an example of the disunion between the North and the South.• Tariff of Abominations provides another example of growing sectionalism since the separation between North and South became more apparent due to the negative effects on the economy of the South.• Sectionalism- loyalty to the interests of one’s own region or section of the country, rather than the country as a whole.
  •  Growing sectionalism helped divide the North and the South who were divided in ideologies.
  •  Through the increase in population, the United States saw a large form of sectionalism unfolding within the nation due to the overwhelming population in the North and less attention to the South, and the different forms of nationalistic pride that was expressed either in the South or in the North.
  •  Politicallythere were no opposing beliefs, since the only existing party was the Democratic-Republican Party. Period of nationalism emerged, where great pride for the United States arose. Growth in white settlement and trade in the west. Economic expansion occurring throughout the United States.
  •  Address the argument that the Era Good Feelings due to these Political, Social, Economic conflicts that has arisen. (Might need revising) The Importance of why this era was not truly the “Era of Good Feelings.” Readdress the Clinchers, and their importance.