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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

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 ERA OF GOOD FEELINGS 

 

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

James Monroe

JQ Adams

Henry Clay

Monroe Doctrine

Gibbon v. Ogden 

nationalism

John C. Calhoun

cede

Election of 1828

Rush-Bagot Agreement

 

 

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?

5. SOAP

 

MONROE DOCTRINE

1. SOAP

 

J.Q. ADAMS
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AP EXAM QUESTIONS
1999 PART B
How did TWO of the following contribute to the reemergence of a two party system in the period 1820 to 1840?
Major political personalities
States' rights
2002 FORM B, PART A
Question 1
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.
(Use the documents at http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/history_us/samp.html?ushist and your knowledge of the period 1815 to 1825 to answer the question.)
Economic issues

 
 
 
 
 
MAP TO CONSIDER
Where can slavery exist according to the map?

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MISSOURI COMPROMISE

 
 
 
 
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