The Awakening of American Nationalism

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The Awakening of American Nationalism The Treaty of Ghent (December 24, 1814) Escaped disaster Didn’t admit we lost but we did Peace of Christmas eve served us well John Quincy and Gallitan and Clay negotiators Stop fighting and establish prewar borders Discussed northern boundary disputes o Defeat of Napoleon and restoration of peace Increase manufacturing because foreign goods were banned The Rise of the New West US could expand westward north and west of Ohio River, IL, and IN (free states) Old south west increase cotton kingdom o Cotton gin (Eli Whitney) Left land by Atlantic old southwest for fertile land for white settlement because of Jackson’s defeat in Battle of Horseshoe Bend Decrease Indian threat Missouri Compromise of 1820 ***** 1818 Missouri wanted to be a slave state but it was on the border between free and slave states February 1819 convention James Jr. NY wanted to prohibit import of slaves once it was a state and gradual emancipation
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2008 for the course HIST 315k taught by Professor Seaholm during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas.

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