The War of 1812
November 5, 2014
What was the War of 1812 about?
Interpretations then and now:
Americans fought the war to promote westward
expansion into Native occupied areas and drive British
Americans fought the war to stop Brit
A Nation on the Move
Wednesday, November 12
Era of Good Feelings?
Era of Good Feelings post-war economic boom
and lack of political tensions
Only a minority of the American population enjoyed
the immediate benefits of these transportation and
Wednesday, October 29
Competing Political Visions in
the Early Republic
Attack ads, mudslinging,
Questions for the day
What are presidential elections in the United
States like? How would you describe
modern national campaigns?
How did party po
Cultures Clash on the Prairie
What should the government do when two
I. The Culture of the Plains Indians
The Great Plains: west-central portion of the US to Rockies.
Horses brought by Spaniards in 1598. Increased mobility =