-1 Lesson 4 Chapter 7 Was the nation an assemblage of republics or an indivisible nation of people living in states before the Civil War? How did the War of 1812 make that question relevant? The nation was an indivisible nation of people living in states before the Civil War. Each state helped contribute to the national commonwealth of the citizens. The War of 1812 made that question relevant because, in a way it united the states together to join forces. Things such as war usually tend to boost the nation’s morale among the citizens. What might have happened if the war dragged on? If the war dragged on, there would have been problem with the circulation of currency, and taxation issues, just to name a couple. The main problem with circulation of currency would be that the nation would need to create more money in order to keep paying expenses needed for defense. This would create an imbalance and cause disorder and add to the problems that were already present between the states. Chapter 8
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2008 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Vanhouten during the Spring '08 term at Central Texas College.