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War Of 1812 DBQ

The reasons for the War of 1812 were twofold. First, the impressment of American sailors challenged American neutrality and national pride. Second, War Hawks, such as Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun, wanted to use the war as a means for expansion into British Canada and for the removal of the prevailing Indian threat. Even though the war resulted in an indecisive victory, Americans celebrated because they survived their second war with the British and even defeated them at naval duels and at the Battle...

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Henry Clay Dbq

John C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay were all considered political giants who dominated the Pre-Civil War era. They were strong legislators and politicians, all taking a position in the House of Representatives and US Senate at some point in their lives. Each one was also Secretary of State and a great public speaker. Henry Clay was never elected president, but he still managed to have a tremendous impact over the country. He represented Kentucky in the Senate and the House of Representatives...

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Ap United History Dbq

Monroe as the president during elections of 1816 and 1820(I). Even though Monroe did not have to deal with the diverging policies of different parties, the dissent within the Republican Party at the time planted seeds for sectionalism. An example is John Marshall, as shown in document (D). Although the Federalist Party died out, Marshall predominated the judiciary system and made decisions that advocated Federalist beliefs and thus halted the unification. He made decisions for controversial issues...

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La Amistad Film Analysis

they went to the U.S, Then a U.S navy ship captured the amistad ship, Slaves were taking to a trial, Mr baldwin who is the lawer won the case. There were a lot of charecters in the movie the main ones were, Cinque, M.R baldwin, Queen Isabella2, John Quincy Adams, and Martin Van Buren. Cinque: He is the main character in the movie, he is a slave who lived in Africa he was the leader of a tribe in Africa he was given gifts, he was treated like a Prince he was also given the finest cloth, as any person...

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Presidents, terms and events

(1791), Jay’s Treaty (1794) March 4th 1797-March 4th 1801 John Adams XYZ Affair (1797-1798), Alien & Sedition Acts (1798) March 4th 1801-March 4th 1809 Thomas Jefferson Marbury v. Madison (1803), Louisiana Purchase (1803), Embargo Act (1807) March 4th 1809-March 4th 1817 James Madison Battle of Tippecanoe (1811), Burning of Washington, D.C. (1814), Battle of New Orleans (1815), March 4th 1817-March 4th 1825 James Monroe Adams-Onis Treaty (1819), McCulloch v. Maryland (1819), Missouri...

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To What Extent Did Washington And Monroe Become Involved In Foreign Affairs

involved in European affairs. In the start of foreign affairs James Monroe sought James Monroe sought to improve the country's international reputation and assert its independence. By virtue of his solid working relationship with Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, the two men successfully pursued an aggressive foreign policy, especially with regard to European intervention in the Americas. In its early days, the Monroe administration wanted to improve relations with Britain. Toward that end, it negotiated...

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discriminating against citizens of other states- left open the issue of whether free blacks = citizens John Quincy Adams Republican Monroe’s sec of state strengthened peace with Britain as one of the negotiators for Treaty of Ghent became minister o/ Russia Rush-Bagot Treaty Demilitarized the Great Lakes by severely restricting the number o/ ships Britain/US could maintain there Adam-Onis Treaty Spain ceded East Florida to US renounced claims to all West flor and agreed to border ( in...

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Why Henery Clay Sould'Ve Been President

as if he never died (, from our pages of our history book that is). Henry Clay was a great man and I believe that he stood head-and-shoulders above the rest of the presidents of the 1850's. He was a great man who was secretary of state under John Quincy Adams and an unsuccessful candidate for the presidency in 1824, 1832, and 1844. He was one of the most popular and influential political leaders in American history. His genius in the art of compromise three times resolved bitter political conflicts...

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Chapter 13 The Rise Of Jacksonian Demo

of electing the “Common man” 12th amendment- established the modern procedure for electing the Vice President. “Corrupt Bargain”- Election yielded a tie between Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson and JQ Adams. The vote was taken to the house, where Henry Clay convinced them to elect JQ Adams President, and Adams gave Clay Sec. of State. Many felt this was unjust as Jackson won the popular vote. Peggy Eaton-led a starring role in the “petticoat affair” that damaged the credulity of Jackson’s administration...

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Was the Period After the Victory of the War of 1812 Really and "Era of Good Feelings?"

lingered in the Era of Good Feelings. Federalists were disloyal during the War of 1812, and became extremely sectional. After the election of James Monroe in 1816, the Federalist Party had reached a downfall. The Monroe Doctrine, written by John Quincy Adams, demanded that colonial powers could keep their existing colonies but gain no new ones. It also let new republics govern themselves. This “afforded a very suitable and convenient opportunity for us to take our stand against the Holy Alliance...

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