Era of Bad Feelings Essay

774 Words4 Pages
Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the “Era of Good Feelings.” Evaluate the accuracy of this label, considering the emergence of nationalism and sectionalism. The Era of Good feelings is not an accurate label of the period after the war of 1812, because conflicts due to the introduction of industry to the economy, the growing disunion between the citizens, and the disagreements in American politics. Disagreement within American Politics Rise of industry Growing disunion between citizens Document D – The powers of the states and the Federal government are being questioned in allowing deciding over the incorporation of the Bank.•Document H – Conflict between John Quincy Adams and James Monroe, since Adams as Monroe’s Secretary of State found disagreements with the President, and many foreign issues involving Great Britain was always a concern. Document I – The people’s political beliefs were the same in the election of 1820, where they appealed to James Monroe, and in 1824 their presidential concerns became more immense, and a strong race was generated between John Q. Adams and Andrew Jackson. The rising political clashes within the Democratic-Republican Party, example: the “Corrupt Bargain,” Marshall and the Courts, and etc.• Jackson’s Victory, and the separate Political parties that were created. Decisions of the Supreme Court were highly nationalistic and gave the federal government more power in regulating the economy which was opposed by those who did not agree with centralization or economic growth. Disagreements over decisions made by Congress and the powers given to them led to distrust and displeasure with the government. Document A –Due to the war of 1812, the people fell under poor conditions since many taxes were put onto the American people after the war.• The Panic of 1819-As a result of bank banking,

More about Era of Bad Feelings Essay

Open Document