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Title: Post war of 1812 America


1
Post war of 1812 America
  • A Time of many changes
  • The Era of Good Feeling

2
Standard VII
  • SSUHS7 Students will explain the process of
    economic growth, its regional and national impact
    in the first half of the 19th century, and the
    different responses to it.
  • Why was the War of 1812 a catalyst for major
    change in America?

3
The Era of Good feeling
  • The years of 1815 1825 were known as the Era of
    good feeling
  • 1 political party
  • Significant economic development
  • Negotiated a truce in the brewing slavery battle
  • Era of Good Feelings - Wikipedia, the free
    encyclopedia

4
Changes in America
  • America experienced changes in the following
    areas
  • ECONOMIC
  • POLITICAL
  • SOCIAL

5
Industrial / Economic Changes
  • The industrial revolution arrives in America
  • Emergence of a Free market economy occur in
    America
  • 2 Reasons
  • Faith in the country which leads to investments
    in banking
  • Work outside of the home and work other than
    subsistence farming
  • System allows for the fastest, most efficient,
    most creative people to thrive

6
Free market economy
  • Take about 2 minutes to list what you think are
    the characteristics of a free market economy!
  • an economic system in which prices and wages are
    determined by unrestricted competition between
    businesses, without government regulation or fear
    of monopolies.

7
American economy in 1815
  • The economy thrives because
  • 1. New businesses move here
  • 2. Gov. is not cracking down on what can and
    cannot be done as some other world gov. are doing
  • 3. (previously cited examples about investments
    and faith in system)

8
Inventions drive the change
  • Steam engine Robert Fulton
  • Name 2 ways this would have influenced the
    economy
  • Cotton Gin Eli Whitney
  • Name 2 ways this would have influenced the
    economy
  • Interchangeable parts Eli Whitney
  • Name 2 ways this would have influenced the
    economy
  • What was the tariff of 1828? What was it
    nicknamed and why?

9
Francis Cabot Lowell
  • Francis Cabot Lowell (businessman) - Wikipedia,
    the free encyclopedia
  • Francis Cabot Lowell creates the worlds first
    centralized textile mill.
  • The creation of this mill and the creation of the
    cotton gin link the country and make us an
    industrial force.
  • Coupled with the steam engine powering our ships
    and trains, we became a force to be reckoned with

10
Economies of the regions
  • Northwest Farming would send crops via canal
    to NY or Mississippi river to New Orleans.
    Dependent upon steam ships.
  • Northeast Manufacturing Mills - textiles
  • South The philosophy of King Cotton emerges
  • South has good cotton farming conditions ?
    southern economy develops around cotton farming ?
    Cotton Gin makes cotton plantations profitable ?
    Market rev. leads to massive textile industry ?
    Landowners create plantations
  • How did this system make slave labor ultra
    important?

11
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Political Change
  • Due to the new influence of slave labor, the
    south became an important part of the nation.
  • Missouri Compromise - Wikipedia, the free
    encyclopedia
  • (Mo Compromise worksheet)

13
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14
The Election of 1824
  • Era of good feelings comes to an end with a
    political scandal (according to Jackson)
  • Presidential Election Interactive Map and History
    of the Electoral College
  • John Quincy Adams is elected President and forces
    Jackson to create the Jacksonian Deomocrats.

15
Adams Presidency
  • Adams passed the Tariff of 1828 - Wikipedia, the
    free encyclopedia AKA The Tariff of
    Abominations
  • Due to this protective tariff and lack of
    interest in moving the native Americans, people
    chose to make a change in 1828

16
MOTIVATION FOR REFORM
  • 1. Unified country
  • Since we now work outside the home and people
    interact with one another, the country wanted to
    have NORMS / standards.
  • Second Great Awakening
  • Citizens had noticed that our country had moved
    away from the judeo/Christian principles of the
    founding fathers
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