Notes oct 17

Notes oct 17 - A foreign policy for a new nation Centered...

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A foreign policy for a new nation Centered on the idea of not entangling alliances with Europe Jeffersonian republicans began to question Needed to trade with Europe War was seen as a specific threat to their vision Wanted free trade o Efforts at neutrality Jeffersonians: peace=liberty Nonintercourse act of 1809 Failed in trying to repair relations with Britain and France o The frontier and Indian resistance Shawanee leaders organized resistance to this encroachment Tenskwatawa preached for the return of Indians to traditional ways William henry Harrison saw this happening and launched against the Indians with the Battle of Tippercanoe o Republican War Hawks Led by Henry Clay and John Calhoun Wanted action to restore American respect and security Used language that made foreign policy seem like a duel o War of 1812 Opposition came from reigons most affected by the blockades (new England) Endorsement of the war was never overwhelming Britain had already rescinded the blockade by the time Madison declared war Strategy was to attack Canada
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