“Era of Good Feelings” DBQ In the years following the War of 1812, 1815-1825, there was a growing sense of nationalism throughout the United States due to the victory at the Battle of New Orleans. However, political issues and economic differences between the states transformed this strong sense of nationalism into sectionalism; sectionalism divided the country for years to come. Although the term “Era of Good Feelings” does have some truth to it, it is not completely accurate. Immediately after the War of 1812, Americans felt a sense of national pride which was a direct effect of the Battle of New Orleans. This American was a catalyst for nationalistic feelings throughout the country.
Though there are some beneficial events, it was an overall devastating era. After the war of 1812, the people of the United States felt enormous pride in winning a war against the almighty Britain and used their nationalism to inspire improvements, such as Henry Clay’s American system. It consisted of the Second National Bank, a strong banking system, the Tariff of 1816, which raised money for the protection of American manufacturing goods, and internal improvements such as networks that build roads and canals which made better transportation to flow foodstuffs and raw materials from west and south to north and east. This shows that America had become a more self-sufficient government and started growing its own national identities. Nationalism also helped the push for westward expansion and the Monroe Doctrine.
There are several reasons as to why Lloyd George won the general election in 1918 such as his personal popularity, the success of the wartime coalition government in winning the war, the increased number of votes from the public and David Lloyd Georges decisions and promises made during the election campaign. Lloyd Georges personal popularity was mainly based on his achievements of leading the country successfully through the Great War after the collapse of Asquith's government. Although Lloyd George was a liberal himself, he became head of the coalition government, mainly of unionists or conservatives with Liberals and Labours support. He was increasingly seen as having the necessary energy to drive and achieve victory becoming the 'man who won the war'. The 1918 election subsequently became known as the coupon election in reference to the signed letter of endorsement that selected coalition candidates received from Lloyd George and the conservative leader Andrew Bonar Law.
From the time of the Revolutionary War this country has gained a government, laws and freedoms. George Washington’s bravery and intelligence led him to great victory. Defeating the British in the Revolutionary War made it possible to become our own country and decide how that country would be run. It was due to Washington’s leadership as a general that we defeated the British; because of that victory Washington was elected the first president of the Unites States. Washington served as president for two terms, during which he accomplished many new things.
Civil War, Reconstruction and Closing of the Frontier caused this new revolution (Why a second industrial revolution, s 3). All of these reasons gave Henry Ford big chance to achieve his aim, and with this new revolution Henry Ford’s star began to shine. Moreover, he was an absolutely progressive man. There are lots of indicators which displays he was a progressive man; however, three of them are more important than the others which are increasing the living standards of his workers, generating and attending peace ship and finding assembly line. Progressivism is a kind of reform movement which tries to increase society’s prosperity, bring to modernism, innovation and increase the social justice.
Turner believed that the idea of the frontier shaped the American being and their characteristics. He talks about how the frontier drove American history and that is why America is how it is today. Turner proves how expansion to the American West changed peoples' views on their culture. Due to the gain of new lands, this aided the problem of the closing frontier, and helped America become a rising world power. Teddy Roosevelt gave out a command to invade the Philippine islands if war had risen with Spain.
Britain’s need for raw materials and markets to sell in which their goods is what motivated the imperialism of India. British imperialism was beneficial to the Indians because it provided peace for India, developed new infrastructure, and improved their standard of living. First off, British Imperialism was beneficial to Indians because it provided peace. The British pulled up Indian civilization- brought peace, introduced western style education, modern thought, modern science, and modern lifestyles. (Document 4).
Mahan thought that the country with the most powerful navy would control the earth. He believed we should build a canal, and to protect the canal by controlling Hawaii and Cuba, which he thought was a necessity. During this time, thoughts of Anglo-Saxon superiority were a common "excuse" for imperialism. The political scientist and professor of Columbia University, John Burgess said the Anglo-Saxon races were "particularly endowed with the capacity for establishing national state, they are entrusted with the mission of conducting the political civilization of the modern world." Even before McKinley's presidency, he showed interest in foreign markets for the surplus of American products.
The Monarchy of Austria also established a hybrid national state. While the Russia aimed to achieve a national state with the approach to eliminate all slavery and other reforms. British had its glory day when their nationalism was high and pride. All in all, nationalism was a great success in Europe and the United States. The emotions of the American Revolution affected the state rather than to nation.
At the same time an independent Irish nation was in its birth pangs. The War of Independence followed by the Anglo-Irish Treaty and the Civil War transformed Ireland into an independent state ready to take its place amongst the nations of the world. This essay shall track the contrasting fortunes of the United States and The Irish Free State both socially and economically between the wars. Economically speaking both the United States and Ireland were in a very healthy state thanks to World War I. There was increased production and demand for goods.