During the Era of Good feeling disagreements between the different regions thretaionin ght eunion. The disagreeements were commonly between states about slaves.
People thought American's obvious fate was to settle land all ht eway to the Pacific Ocean in order to spread democracy. This allowed for more room for farmers and slavery.
The feeling of pride and loalty to a nation. Americans were pleased by the succesful negotations with foregin power.
Era of Good Feelings
U.S. enjoyed an time of peace, pride, and progess
U.S. passed Missouri as slave state but bringing slaves into it would be illegal and so they had to set all the children of slaves free in 1820 when passed.
McCulloch v. Maryland
Maryland passed a tax limiting federal banks operater James McCulloch who refused to pay the tax. He went to court to find the national banks was ruled constitutional.
Adams - Onis - Treaty
A treaty signed between Spain and U.S. settling border disputes. John adams set talk with spanish diplomat Luis de Onis about U.S. settling in Florida, while U.S. fought indians in Florida. U.S. got half of Florida and gave Spain Texas.
Sante Fe Trail
An ancient trading route used by indians going from Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico allowing trade with Mexico.
Mexico broke free from Spain and President Monroe was worried that Europena power would take over Latin America Countries. Britian and the U.S. warned Europe about ionterfeering with Latin America by creating the Monroe Doctrine
Bureau of Indina Affairs
To manage indina removal congress created a new goverment agency
The practice of giving Goverment jobs to political backers. Jackson when he was cheered by crowds after his election he gave his supporters goverment jobs.
Tariff of Abominations
Before Jackson was President congress laced a high tariff on imports beacuse Northerns needed their industires protected from Britian who was stealing al their Business. But this argued the southers claiming it hurt their economy.
States Rights Doctrine
In response to the tariff calhoun drafted the south CArlolina Exposition and protest thatsaid congress should favor regions over another, allowing state power to be greater than federal nullificatin of any law.
During Andrew Jacksons presidency democratic reforms were making changes to voter qualifications
California Gold Rush
Americans moving to California on Orgeon Trail wanted to trde for gold and silver making it become a trade central.
Indian Removal Act
Jackson wanted open land from Georgia to Mississippi for American farmers pushing congress to pass authoprizing removal of indians east of the Mississippi.
Conflict between supporters and non- supporters of nullifcation created a dispute causing Calhoun to resign from Vice President
A new political party called Whigs who oppposed Jackson. They thought he used his power like a monarc. Whigs liked a weak Pres. and a strong congress. The Whigs ran for president and lost.
An amry of Texas volunteers who fouhgt with Mexican troops fro months. Alamo, an abandomed mission site became a impoirtant battle site near San Antonio.
Trail of Tears
When the Cherokee was forced out of Georgia by U.S. troops they faced a 800mile march wher 18,000 Cherokees died from disease, hunger, and harsh weather.
When fur amounts lowered, fur traders spread to Oregon on a 2,000 miles long move to have a better fur supply for trading.
A group of traveleres who went to California who got stranded in the Sierra Nevada Mts. during minter after leaving the main trail. $7 of 87 died and the rest of the surviers got rescued.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
U.S. and Mexico signed to offically end war making Mexico turn over its Northern territory giving California, Nevada, and Utah
The over 80,000 immagreants who went to Califronia seeking gold hoping to strike riches.
People wanted railroads to california completely on American soil so the U.S. bought the railroads path for ten million dollars from Mexico to get Mexico and Arizona. This allowed for already created railroads to be on American soil.
Congress established U.S. land, now where Oklahoma is, for Native Americans to move to.