Nationalism and Sectionalism - Growth of American...

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GrowthofAmericanNationalismYLouisiana Purchase, westward expansionYBattle of Tippecanoe, 1811YRise of “War Hawks”YWar of 1812: “2nd War for Independence”oWar heroes: Harrison wins Great Lakes; Jackson’s Battle of New Orleans; Stephen DecaturoFrancis Scott Key’s “Star Spangled Banner”YElection of 1816: last of Federalist candidates defeatedY“Era of Good Feelings” 1816-1824oOne-party system – Republicans (formerly Democratic Republicans)oFew foreign threats after War of 1812oMonroe Doctrine, 1823YConflicts with Britain in 1830s & 1840soCaroline Incident, 1837, Creole Incident, 1841, “Aroostook” War, 1838oWebster-Ashburton Treaty, 1842YWestward expansion including “Manifest Destiny” (see below)Y"Young America" -- President PierceoCommodore Matthew Perry in Japan, 1853oOstend Manifesto: American designs on CubaYMarshall Supreme Court decisions that strengthen national gov’t: judicial nationalismoMarbury v. Madison, 1803, judicial reviewoMcCulloch v. Maryland, 1819

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