Presentation on theme: "The Era of Good and Hard Feelings"— Presentation transcript:
1The Era of Good and Hard Feelings By: Kaitlin McGuire, Christine Kovell, Emily Gillin, Chris Cassidy, and Jack SeifriedThe Era of Good and Hard Feelings
2The Demise of the Federalist Party By Emily Gillin
3The Demise of the Federalist Party The Federalist Party was split and weakened during the War of 1812.James Monroe easily defeated the Federalist Party in the election of 1816.The election showed how much the party had declined.Federalists had joined the Republican party and voted for Monroe.Monroe was so well liked in the country that when he ran for second term no one opposed and this meant the federalist party had disappeared.
4Domestic Affairs The Era of Good Feeling Henry Clay’s American System By Kaitlin McGuire
5The Era of Good Feeling In 1816 James Monroe became president This election showed that the Federalist Party was demising in popularityJames Monroe was a very well liked personMonroe hoped to help create a sense of unity.When Monroe ran in 1820 no candidate opposed him and the federalist part disappeared
6Henry Clay’s American System America was introduced top sectionalismThe Tariff included three main sectionsThe payment for the tariff would be gotten from tariffs and sales of public lands
7Foreign Affairs Tariff of 1816 Adam-Onis Treaty 1819 Monroe Doctorine By Christine Kovell
8Tariff of 1816A protective tariff that taxes foreign goods to make the American products more successful in sales.Southerners bought many British goods, so the Southerners complained that the tariff made the Northerners rich and themselves at expense.
9Adam-Onis Treaty of 1819An 1821 treaty between Spain and the US in which Spain agreed to give Florida to the US in the exchange for five million dollars.Made by Secretary of State John Quincy Adams
10Monroe DoctrineForeign policy statement warning European nations not to interfere with Latin AmericaAmerica agreed to not interfere with European colonies European nationsMade by President James Monroe (5th president)
11Favorite Son’s Election of 1824 Candidates and issuesDecisions reached by House of Representatives‘corrupt bargain’Favorite Son’s Election of 1824By Jack Seifred
12Candidates and IssuesCandidates for the election: John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, William CrawfordIssues: There was no clear winner of the election. Jackson won the popular vote, but no candidate won the majority (more than half) of the electoral votes.
13Decisions reached by House of Representatives John Quincy Adams won
14‘Corrupt Bargain’Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams were accused of a “corrupt bargain” for stealing the election from Jackson
15John Quincy Adam’s Administration (1825-1829 The Era of Hard FeelingsTariff of AbominationBy Chris Cassidy
16The Era of Hard Feelings (Rise of Sectionalism) The sectionalism in that time period was the argument of a States right to endorse slavery - or really the balance of power in congress between southern states and northern statesthe underlying issue was the south’s fear of the rapid population grown in the northThe major sectionalism event during the era of good feelings was the Missouri crisis that led to the Missouri compromise - crafted by Henry Clay in 1820.The nationalism of that time period was the after effect of the war of 1812America became resource independent around that time period. Cities were growing and people all around America were becoming Americans.
17Tariff of Abomination-1828 Duties on imports set by the Tariff of 1828 were so high that its opponents denounced it as the Tariff of Abominations.Northern bankers, merchants, and manufacturers favored high duties, or taxes, on imports to protect American goods from foreign competition
18BibliographyPrentice Hall The American Nation By James West Davidson