Era of Good Feelings (1815-1825) DBQ Question: 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. “Era of Good Feelings,” was a period of time beginning around the War of 1812 in which American nationalism was, supposedly, fully and wholly practiced. So, even though diplomatic nationalism was apparent during the “Era of Good Feelings,” political as well as economic sectionalism did take place. The period after the War of 1812 should not be considered the Era of Good Feelings because of the rapid growth of sectionalism due to territorial disputes, and growing political differences;These greatly overshadowed the attempts to improve nationalism amongst the American citizens. After the War of 1812 many problems over keeping the balance between slave and Free states, arose which contributed to the growth of sectionalism in America.
9/11 has impacted American culture in many ways; because of 9/11, Americans have become increasingly patriotic; also, our economy and security levels in our homeland have been affected. Since the attacks of 9/11 the level of patriotism has increased as well as the bond between fellow Americans; music also has played
One major political and military issue that he handled well was the Treaty of Ghent. The British had originally proposed unfavorable terms to the Americans in order to end the War of 1812, when America was losing severely. When most men would have accepted to end the war, Madison held out and when the Americans began to win battles the British had to agree to a more favorable treaty. This had a positive impact on America as a nation as well as the way it was viewed by foreign nations. Macon’s bill #2 also had a positive affect on the United States in the short term, as it reopened trade with France and England, and for a short time just France, which had been America’s greatest commercial sources of trade.
And it was one small battle that may have turned around the whole war. One way that it tuned the war in favor of the patriots was the very thought of a huge victory to raise the hopes of the patriots and to increase their performance on battles. That was the whole point of the battle in George Washington's eyes anyway. After so many lost battles he knew that to raise the spirits of the troops enough to win the war, they would need one huge victory. And Saratoga was just that.
However reluctantly to many Parliament repealed the Stamp Act in 1766. On the same day the Stamp Act was repealed, Parliament also passed the Dilatory Act. This Act stated that the English parliament had authority in the Colonies in “all cases whatsoever.” The repealing of the Stamp Act in the Colonies was met with an enthusiastic embrace on the western side of the Atlantic. Many in mainland England were not so happy about this repeal, and that it would mean increased taxes for
“We want a peace which will be just, but not vindictive. We want a stern peace because the occasion demands it, but severity must be designed, not for vengeance but for justice. Above all we want to protect the future against a repetition of the horrors of this war”. Woodrow Wilson’s aims were seen as building a better and more peaceful world from the ruins of the Great War. Wilson believed the treaty of Versailles should punish Germany but not so harshly that it would someday recover and seek revenge.
The Gettysburg Address had major significance to the people of the United States. The speech reenergized the Civil War. It also redefined the Civil War. Lincoln broadcast the struggles as one meant to witness the revival of freedom and power over the state. With the win at Gettysburg it turned around the whole civil war.
Harding’s Return Normalcy After World War I, America was left in state disarray, and the task of restoring the country to its former state prior to the war was left in the hands of President Warren G. Harding. He served after Wilson, who had previously campaigned on the platform saying that he would keep America out of the war, but he ended up doing the opposite. As such, Harding had to restore America, and came up with his “Return to Normalcy” policy. His policy consisted of various economic, political, and social steps to help America rise out of disaster. The effects of WWI left the American economy in a state of distress.
“The War Of 1812 ended in a stalemate, The treaty of Ghent signed of December 24 1814 returned all territorial conquests made by two sides. It did not address the issue of impressment one of the major causes of the war. The downfall of Napoleon and peace in Europe the Royal Navy no longer needed so many sailors. Despite the inconclusive ending later day Americans often regarded the post war period as prosperous with the advent of peace and came decades of stability improved diplomatic relations and economic growth, the Era of good feelings”. At the end of war, A sense of self confidence pervaded the nation and it inspired the western expanionism that characterized the rest of the nineteenth century.
Another key impact of the Long March was that Moa Zedong was re-established as the unchallenged leader of the CCP. The cowardliness of his guerrilla tactics during the extermination campaigns had meant that he was replaced for a short time by Otto Braun. However Braun allowed the communists to carry too much equipment, and led the retreat in a straight line, making them slower and easier to attack. He was blamed for their huge losses, and leadership was soon handed back to Mao. After the success of the march, his tactics were forgotten and he was hailed as a great hero.