Presentation on theme: " Federalists met in Hartford, Connecticut, Dec 1814 New Englanders resented Madison for the Embargo Act & the war Threatened to secede from the Union."— Presentation transcript:
Federalists met in Hartford, Connecticut, Dec 1814 New Englanders resented Madison for the Embargo Act & the war Threatened to secede from the Union Wanted changes to the Constitution to weaken the power of the South and West
Abolish the 3/5 Compromise Require 2/3 of Senate to declare war Place a 60-day limit on any embargo. Limit president to 1 term No president may succeed another president from the same state.
What a dangerous leap!!! but we must jump Brother Conn. I cannot Brother Mass; let me pray and fast some time longer— little Rhode will jump the first Poor little I, what will become of me? this leap is of a frightful size—I sink into despondency "O'tis my Yankey boys! jump in my fine fellows; plenty molasses and Codfish; plenty of goods to Smuggle; Honours, titles and Nobility into the bargain." "This is the produce of the land they wish to abandon." "I, Strongly and most fervently pray for the success of this great leap which will change my vulgar name into that of my Lord of Essex. God save the King."
Treaty of Ghent is signed during while the convention is going on Americans also win the Battle of New Orleans within a month Federalists at the convention are seen as disloyal Federalist Party is discredited Doesn’t run a candidate for president in 1816 Shortly after they cease to be a political party Effects of the Hartford Convention and Fall of Federalist Party