This Era was the primary consequence from the war of
The period from to consisted of a stark rise in nationalism and pride in the American identity, but also of the continual growth of social, economic, and political sectional issues. Some of the events of the War of helped spur Nationalism.
For example, in the Battle of New Orleans, American troops overwhelmingly defeated the British troops who had been victorious against Napoleon at Waterloo.
This victory helped form the image to the public that the United States had a strong military and an influential position in global affairs; thereby, fostering cultural nationalism. Other examples of cultural nationalism can be found in literature.
The circulation of the works of Daniel Webster like his American Spelling Book created an association amongst the population with a unique American identity and culture. Krimmel utilizes the symbols of George Washington and the American flag to exemplify American patriotism and unity C.
The Economic strife and debate from to emphasized sectionalism. John Randolph argued that Congress was unfairly levying taxes on the agricultural regions of the West and South, while favoring the industrial Northeast.
Randolph is specifically referring to the protective tariff of meant to protect the textile industry of the Northeast and promote the market for American goods.
Because John Randolph was arguing that the people of a certain section farmers of the West and South were being taxed unfairly, his argument illustrates economic sectionalism and emphasizes that the economic opportunities were much more abundant in the Northeast than in the West and South A.
Although there were some efforts to unite the economic affairs of the country, such as John C. Social unrest was a prodigious sectionalist factor from to The Density of Population in illustrated that the North was tremendously more densely populated than the rural South, showing the potential conflict between the urban centers of the Northeast and the agrarian rural society of the South and emphasizing sectionalist differences between the Northeast and the South E.
Thomas Jefferson in a letter to John Randolph noted his fears that the issue of slavery would eventually divide the Union. Furthermore, Jefferson wrote his letter inat the same time as the Missouri Compromise, suggesting that Jefferson believed that the Missouri Compromise was only a temporary fix to the enormous social issue of slavery and the sectional issues it fostered F.
Politically, there was initial nationalism followed by a large degree of sectionalism. The decision in the case of McCulloch v. Maryland in stated that the federal government had the right to charter a bank, increasing the authority of the national government and emphasizing political nationalism D.
In the Election ofJames Monroe won by a landslide and the Federalist party had been destroyed by the Hartford Convention; thus, there was only one political party, leading to a great amount of political nationalism. The Density of Population in showed that the Northeast had a higher population than the South, meaning that the North controlled the House of Representatives.
So, while there was only the Republican party in politics inthere was a large amount of sectional tension between the North and South that would emerge over time E. Still, inthese tensions had not surfaced yet as John Quincy Adams in a letter emphasized the need for a strong stance against Britain, Spain, Russia, and Prussia--The Holy Alliance.
The presidential elections of and illuminated the change over time in nationalism and sectionalism in American politics. Inan overwhelming majority elected James Monroe president, showing an absence of sectionalism; however, ineach candidate received votes based on their section of the country and no candidate received a large majority of the votes.
The Election of also saw the reemergence of the party system and the sectional issues that were present in the legislative, but not executive branch, of I.Transcript of Era of Good Feelings DBQ Thesis: The period after the War of should not be considered the Era of Good Feelings because of the rapid growth of sectionalism due to territorial disputes, and growing political differences;These greatly overshadowed the attempts to improve nationalism amongst the American citizens.
Era of Good Feelings DBQ To what extent was the Era of Good Feelings a time of prosperity for the United States? The period of time after the War of was known as The Era of Good Feelings. The name of this period of time was not consistent with the events that occurred during this time.
The Era of Good Feelings marked a period in the political history of the United States that reflected a sense of national purpose and a desire for unity among Americans in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.
This Era was the primary consequence from the war of The war caused an end to the [ ]. Nov 13, · The period after the War of is historically labeled as the “Era of Good Feelings”, and, while this label was accurate culturally, it proved to be false in the economic and social aspects of American life; furthermore, the politics of to initially resembled an “Era of Good of Feelings” but, as time progressed, this label became inaccurate.
The Era of Good Feeling “The Era of Good Feeling” was a time of increased nationalism and prosperity for the nation.
This of course is not completely true, debates over many important issues created a crack in the outward appearance of harmony during President Monroe’s two terms. The Era of Good Feelings marked a period in the political history of the United States that reflected a sense of national purpose and a desire for unity among Americans in the aftermath of the War of