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James Monroe and “The Era of Good Feelings”. The American System Monroe Doctrine First Seminole War and Florida The Missouri Compromise. “The Era Of Good Feelings”. “The Era of Good Feelings” was a period of national pride and political peace associated with James Monroe

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james monroe and the era of good feelings

James Monroe and “The Era of Good Feelings”

The American System

Monroe Doctrine

First Seminole War and Florida

The Missouri Compromise

the era of good feelings
“The Era Of Good Feelings”
  • “The Era of Good Feelings” was a period of national pride and political peace associated with James Monroe
  • Jeffersonian Republicans accept Hamilton’s economic plans. Americans expected civil discord between the political parties.
anglo american peace
Anglo- American Peace
  • 1815 American trade is important to the British economy
  • 1818 both nations settle the Canadian boundary dispute and agree that both nations will control the Oregon territory for 10 years
the american system
The American System
  • “American System” provided a protective tariff, a create the 2nd National Bank and improved road systems
  • The National Bank was to finance the building of road systems and canal systems for the U.S. economy
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The American System
  • Protective tariffs are taxes that make imported goods very expensive, it is a way of making American goods desirable because they are cheap
monroe doctrine
Monroe Doctrine
  • In Latin America, it is a period of revolution and liberation.
  • Chile, Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil have gained their freedom from Spain and Portugal. The United States recognizes them as legitimate countries.
  • America fears that other foreign countries like France and Britain may now want to control these countries in Latin America.
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Monroe Doctrine
  • Warns European nations that they cannot set up colonies or interfere in Latin American problems anymore.
  • The United States will protect North and South America from any European influence.
  • The United States will not involve itself in European affairs militarily or politically.
first seminole war
First Seminole War
  • Indians and escaped slaves are raiding Southern settlements
  • General Andrew Jackson is sent to pursue the raiders and captures 2 Spanish forts
adams onis treaty
Adams-Onis Treaty
  • Seeking to protect their land interests, the Spanish offer Florida to the U.S.
  • The U.S. obtained Florida for $5 million and defined the new boundaries between Spain and the U.S.
reasons for the missouri compromise of 1820
Reasons for the Missouri Compromise of 1820
  • As Americans to move into the Mid-West, territories begin to apply for admittance in the United States
  • Northern and Southern states begin to argue in Congress about whether or not new states should be slave or free states
the missouri compromise of 1820
The Missouri Compromise of 1820
  • (1) Missouri was admitted as a slave state and Maine (formerly part of Massachusetts) would be a free state
  • (2) except for Missouri, slavery was to be excluded from the Louisiana Purchase lands north of latitude 36°30.
  • Basically this divides the nation in half by saying that slavery is allowed under the 36°30 line.
northern and south perceptions of the compromise
Northern and South Perceptions of the Compromise
  • Northerners feel that slavery should have been stopped from expanding.
  • Southerners fear that compromising on the issue of slavery will allow the government to eventually make laws about slavery.
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