Politics after the
War of 1812 changed. Monroe was elected President in 1816. What happened to the Federalists? How can one
tell from the Election of 1820? Three crises came during the Monroe admisistration; The Missouri Compromise, Florida, and
the Election of 1824. What were the issues involved in these three events? Explain the American System.
TERMS TO CONSIDER
Era of Good Feelings
Gibbon v. Ogden
John C. Calhoun
Election of 1828
READINGS TO CONSIDER
"Slavery and the Constitution"
1. What event is this writing based?
2. What are the major arguments considered
by the two men?
3. Who are the men? Where are they
from? What are their roles in this event? What are their positions concerning slavery?
4. What future activities will these two
men get involved?