It was a “era of good feelings” for the Democratic Republican party. Nationalism sweeps the country Democrats issued the Tariff of 1816. Betraying their former policies. Henry Clay was one of the leading advocates. Under John Marshall the Supreme Court favored a strong federal government and a national economy. Marshall applied several federalist principles to interpret the constitution. Marshall court supported that federal law was superior to state law. • • Business became connected across states causing the economy to panic. • It was called boom and bust cycle. During “boom phases, high consumer demand encourages owners to expend production. Art was influenced by nationalism, along with writers The period became known as the American renaissance John Quincy Adams played a big part in development. Florida was sold to America but had a hard time settling their because of the Seminoles After Adams attacked on Florida the Adams on is Treaty was signed The policy responded to European powers, to help Spain recover Latin American colonies who claimed independence. American and Spain signed the document declaring they would stay out of each others affairs. At the time America lacked the power to enforce it. It made much more significance in 1890’s when America had more power. The nation was more difficult to govern because of regional differences. The south wanted more slaves while the north did not. The Missouri Compromise was made to settle.