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1 Lesson 6.4: Causes and Effects of the War of 1812 Unit 6: Foreign PolicyLesson 6.4: Causes and Effects of the War of 1812
2 Focus Groups 1) What were the effects of the French and Indian War? 2) What were the economic causes of the American Revolution?3) What were the political causes of the American Revolution?4) How is Jay’s Treaty a good example of the complexities of dealing with other nations?5) Summarize what led to the XYZ affair and its effects on American Foreign policy.6) What issues did the Embargo Act attempt to solve? Was it effective in solving those issues?7)Explain in your own words the goal of our Foreign Policy from 1789 to 1812.
4 IntroductionTHE WAR OF 1812 WAS THE SECOND MAJOR CLASH BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND BRITIAN IN NORTH AMERICA. ALTHOUGH NEITHER SIDE WON A CLEAR VICTORY, THE WAR GAVE AMERICANS A SENSE OF STRONG NATIONAL PRIDE!!!!
5 EFFORTS TOWARD PEACEREPUBLICAN JAMES MADISON WON PRESIDENCY IN 1808, WANTS TO AVOID WARASKED CONGRESS TO PASS NON-INTERCOURSE ACT = BANNED TRADE W/ BRITIAN AND FRANCEPLAN WAS TO PLAY BRITAIN AND FRANCE AGAINST EACH OTHERACTUALLY WORKED, BUT TOO LATE!
6 AP 1Summarize in one sentence how the Non-Intercourse Act is different than the Embargo Act of 1807.
7 THE WAR HAWKS-THE DECISION FOR WAR MOST PEOPLE WHO VOTED FOR WAR CAME FROM SOUTH AND WESTHURT DUE TO BRITISH TRADE RESTRICTIONSWESTERN FARMERS ALSO BLAMED CONFLICT W/ NATIVE AMERICANS ON BRITISHMANY BELIEVED WAR W/ BRITIAN WOULD HELP USA GAIN CANADA AND END NATIVE ATTACKSANGER OVER THE IMPRESSMENT OF SAILORS
9 LASTING EFFECTS OF WARFEDERALIST LOST POPULARITY, AND WOULD DISOLVE FOREVERTREATY OF GHENT RESTORED PREWAR BOUNDARIESWAR OF 1812 INCREASED US PRESITIGE OVERSEAS AND STARTED A WAVE OF PATRIOTISM AND UNITYERA OF GOOD FEELINGS!!! =Focus on strengthening our nation in three ways:economically =(American System)Judicially = (Marshall Court)Diplomatically = Foreign Policy!!!
11 NATIONALIST DIPLOMACY Following The War Of 1812, The United States Began To “Flex Its Muscle” On The International Stage!The Wave Of Nationalism Within Congress And Among Voters Influenced The Nations Foreign Affairs.Under President Monroe,(5th President ), The United States Expanded Its Borders And Asserted Itself Internationally.
13 THE MONROE DOCTRINEEuropean Monarchies And Russia’s Growing Presence On North America’s Pacific Coast Worried The American Government.In 1823, President Monroe Issued Proclamation That Came To Be Known As The Monroe Doctrine=“American Continents Not To Be Considered As Subjects For Future Colonization By Any European Power”Also Makes The Statement That We Would Be In Charge Of Our Side Of The Hemisphere!In addition we assert that we will not get involved in European affairs!How does the Monroe Doctrine mark a shift in American foreign policy?
16 DIPLOMATIC NATIONALISM The Seminoles In Spanish Florida And Americans In Georgia Staged Raids Against One AnotherSpain Couldn’t Control Raids, And Many Wanted The United States To Step In.In 1818, Andrew Jackson Invaded Florida, Attacking Seminoles And Removed Spanish Gov Of FloridaLed To Adams-Onis Treaty = Spain Gave Florida To The US!
17 AP 5: After the War of 1812 (Era of Good Feelings), the USA began to strengthen itself diplomatically (on the world stage).
18 ACTIVITYCreate a political cartoon demonstrating the major ideas of the Monroe Doctrine.
19 Learning LogIn what ways can the Monroe Doctrine be considered a watershed moment in American Foreign policy?How could Jackson’s actions in Florida be seen as a turning point in American Foreign policy?