The “Era of Good Feelings” (1815-1824) Were they that good? Euphoria after New Orleans! The American System The American System p Tariff of 1816 p Second Bank of the U. S. Henry Clay, “The Great Compromiser” p Internal improvements at federal expense. - National Road The American System WEST got roads, canals, and federal aide. EAST got the backing of protective tariffs from the West. SOUTH ?? North v. South: The Tariff The Election of 1816 James Monroe [1816-1824] ‘Era of Good Feelings’ Virginia Dynasty The Panic of 1819 CAUSES??? US Population Density 1810 1820 The West & the NW: 1819-1824 The Convention of 1818 Adams-Onis Treaty, 1819 John Quincy Adams: A bulldog among spaniels! The Tallmadge Amendment All slaves born in Missouri after the territory became a state would be freed at the age of 25. Passed by the House, not in the Senate. The North controlled the House, and the South had enough power to block it in the Senate. The Compromise of 1820: A Firebell in the Night! The Election of 1820 Let’s Not forget our “Lone”Federalist… • Main Principles: • 1. Central Government over State – McCulloch v. Maryland • 2. Respect Private property Over Public good – Gibbons v. ogden • 3. Charters (Tradition) can not be broken – Dartmouth College v. Woodward The Monroe Doctrine, 1823 p Referred to as America’s Self-Defense Doctrine. 1. What foreign policy principles are established? 2. What warning is given to the European countries? Monroe Doctrine 3. What would the US do if the warning was not headed?