# 30 "The Era of Good Feelings"
Election of 1816
James Monroe won an easy victory over Rufus King
(part of the Virginia Dynasty)
A spirit of unity prevailed through Monroe's second term called "The Era of Good Feelings" 1814-1820
Jefferson's home "Monticello"
Andrew Jackson invades Florida
Watch Andrew Jackson Seminole Indians 3 min video
Adams-Onis Treaty 1819
1. Spain cedes Florida to U.S. for 5mil
2. Also established the border between U.S. and Spanish territory in West
Monroe Doctrine 1823
President James Monroe issued this warning to European nations
'U. S. will stay out of European affairs,
Europe stay out of No. &So. America's affairs
Significance of Monroe Doctrine
In the future, presidents repeated the language of the doctrine to keep Europe
out of the Americas
Watch Presidency of James Monroe video:
|Rush - Bagot Treaty Between Britain and U.S. called for disarmament in the Great Lakes region and set the 49th parallel as the U.S. Canadian border: This is one of the few treaties that actually worked
Watch A White Man's Democracy intro 2 min video
1. Jefferson and Madison contributed
greatly to the success of the new nation.
2. American citizens grew confident in
their new government.
3. Doubled the size of the U.S. (Louisiana)
4. Won a war against a major world power.
(War of 1812)
5. Created a new spirit of nationalism
What did we learn from today's lesson?
What was the Era of Good Feelings?
What was the significance of the Monroe Doctrine?
What did Jefferson leave us?
Monroe Doctrine: http://wiserblog.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/monroe_doctrine.jpg