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Copy of Sectionalism
Transcript of Copy of Sectionalism
The Monroe Doctrine
The Problem: As new states form they threaten the balance between the number of FREE STATES & SLAVE STATES
The Missouri Compromise
Spain still controlled Florida, but many Southerners felt they had claim to some areas of the Panhandle
Escaped slaves would also flee to Florida because they knew they would be safe in Spanish territory
Creek Indians united with these slaves to form the Seminole tribe
(which would actively raid towns in Georgia)
Invading the Sunshine State
General Andrew Jackson led troops into FL in 1818 to stop the raids
Adams-Onis Treaty (1819) Spain cedes FL to USA
Didn't actually become a state until 1845
Many former Spanish colonies in the Americas were winning independence
Spain & other Europeans eager to get them back
12/2/1823 President Monroe issues statement: USA won't get involved in Europe; Europe needs to stay out of the Americas' business from now on
John C. Calhoun
Domestic = American
Foreign = other countries
What is the purpose of having a tariff on imported goods?
Tariff of 1816
Designed to protect northern domestic manufacturing from foreign competition
Southerners were use to buying FOREIGN manufactured goods. DID NOT LIKE the tariff
Each regions unique economy affected their opinion of the tariff
Geographical differences & distinct regional lifestyles lead to stereotypes
Quick to chase a dollar