Published on August 8, 2014
A new sense of Nationalism: A new sense of Nationalism Nationalism-The strong belief that the interests of a particular nation-state are of primary importance. Era of Good Feelings: Era of Good Feelings Election of 1816 & 1820Monroe easily defeats Rufus King 1817-U.S. & Britain reach an agreement on the sharing of the Great Lakes the Rush-Bagot Agreement Convention of 1818: Convention of 1818 Gives the U.S. fishing rights off the Labrador-Newfoundland coast Sets border between U.S. and Canada at the 49 th parallel. 1st Seminole War: 1 st Seminole War Seminole’s for years had aided runaway slaves, that and the desire to acquire new land caused Monroe to send Gen. Andrew Jackson to Florida. Jackson in Florida: Jackson in Florida The rigorous way in which Jackson pursued the Seminoles and anyone who aided them. This caused an international scandal, as a result Secretary of State John Quincy Adams stepped in. He was able to mend fences and facilitated the sale of Florida and the ensuing Adams-Onis Treaty. Gains of the Adams-Onis Treaty : Gains of the Adams-Onis Treaty Monroe and Foreign Policy: Monroe and Foreign Policy Independence struggles in many Latin American countries won the admiration of many Americans. But they also caused President Monroe to worry about opportunistic European powers. Monroe Doctrine: Monroe Doctrine “We declare that we should consider any attempt on their part to extend their system to any portion of this hemisphere as dangerous to our peace and safety.” Mexico 1860’s : Mexico 1860’s During our Civil War Napoleon III of France placed an Austrian, Archduke Maximilian as a puppet Emperor to the throne of Mexico. Due to the Civil War the U.S. could not spare the resources to respond. This policy has been tested a time or two since: This policy has been tested a time or two since Spanish-American War Roosevelt Corollary: Roosevelt Corollary Roosevelt added a corollary or consequence to those who broke the doctrine. Which in his own words was “walk softly and carry a big stick” Cuban Missile Crisis: Cuban Missile Crisis 1980’s: 1980’s Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista Revolution get help from the Soviets in Nicaragua. Several other Latin American countries have varying degrees of associations with the Soviets. Today: Today China is increasingly investing in South American countries like Brazil. What does the future hold?: What does the future hold?