John Quincy Adams

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John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of The United States. He ran against Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay and William H. Crawford in the 1824 election. John C. Calhoun became his Vice President. He received some flak shortly after the election for choosing Clay to be his secretary of state. For ... Continue Reading

the era of good feelings

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What is the Era of Good Feelings? In greater detail, this era was a time of peace, prosperity, and liberty. This era came right after the War of 1812, which was a war that was in some ways a fight for America’s second independence. The War of 1812 left the U ... Continue Reading

Democratic Republicans

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A. P. American November 11th, 2003 A. P. American Document Based Essay #1 Descendants of the Democratic Republican Party, during the 1820’s and 1830’s Jacksonian democrats had almost complete control over the federal government and were able to freely express their views ... Continue Reading

Amistad

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In 1839, two Portugese slave hunters acquired fifty-three slaves in Havana, Cuba. Jose Ruiz purchased 49 slaves, and his friend, Pedro Montes acquired 4 Africans. Ruiz hired a man named Ramon Ferrer to take them in his schooner, the Amistad, to a Cuban coastal town, Puerto Principe. Aboard the s ... Continue Reading

tarrifs in the 1800s

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The debate over whether the institution of slavery should come to an end was not the only divisive to conflict America. Tariffs and states right to nullify acts of congress, nearly brought the country to a secession and the possibility of a civil war. These tariffs were detested by many southerner ... Continue Reading

John Quincy Adams

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If anyone was raised to take on the role of the president of the United States, then that person was John Quincy Adams. He came from the town of Braintree, Massachusetts, which his ancestors had settled, and generations of Adams would come to prosper. His father, John Adams, studied law at Harvard C ... Continue Reading

The Age Of Jackson

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The Age of Jackson, written by Arthur M. Schlesinger, focuses on the long lasting effects of Andrew Jackson on democracy and American politics. The novel starts off with Jackson’s life story, a lower-class boy from the west, raised by a single mother. After finding financial success on his own, he ... Continue Reading

DBQ: Jacksonian Democracy

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The Jacksonian Democrats were a group that was a denomination of the Democratic - Republican Party of previous times. The discrepancy in the party came after the elections in the 1820s, of both John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. The faction that was led by Andrew Jackson took the Democratic- ... Continue Reading

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The Monroe Doctrine: Document Analysis The Monroe doctrine originates from President James Monroe’s annual address to Congress on December 2nd 1823 . The address was a response to Great Britain’s offer a joint declaration, against European intervention to restore Spanish rule in South A ... Continue Reading

Amistad

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The movie Amistad centers on a group of Africans who rebelled against the crew of the Spanish slave ship, La Amistad, in hopes of returning to their homeland. They are caught and imprisoned, and a court case ensues to determine what should be done with the “goods.” A battle is waged be ... Continue Reading

Jacksonia Era

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The Jackson democrats attempted to amplify the strength of lower classes' poor, while decreasing the influence of the rich and powerful. Economically, they benefited from governing during a time of leading advances in transportation, which boosted commerce and helped the common man. Politically, the ... Continue Reading

jacksonian democracy

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Jacksonian democracy was created during antebellum America. The Jackson democrats attempted to aggrandize the puissance of lower classes poor while decreasing the influence of the rich and potent. Economically, they benefited from governing during a time of paramount advances in transportation, whic ... Continue Reading

Jacksonian Democracy

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Jacksonian democracy was created during antebellum America. The Jackson democrats attempted to aggrandize the puissance of lower classes poor while decreasing the influence of the rich and potent. Economically, they benefited from governing during a time of paramount advances in transportation, whic ... Continue Reading

Amistad

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In 1839 there was 53 African slaves on board a ship called the Amistad. The Africans was abducted from West Africa and sold to the Spanish slavers which is in violation of international law. In 1840 the Mendians' trial began in the District Court in Hartford, ... Continue Reading

Civil War

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Roger Taney lived from 1777-1864. He lived a great life and did many things during his lifetime. President Jackson named Taney chief justice of the Supreme Court in 1837. He served as chief justice from (1837- 1864) he remains the second longest in the courts history. Taney wa ... Continue Reading

Andrew Jackson

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Andrew Jackson became the nation’s seventh president in 1829. He made significant changes in American politics at that time. He was very popular with the people because of the fact that he was a hero of the War of 1812. He had also served in the senate and was a tough man who had manifested th ... Continue Reading

James Monroe: What Was So Good About The “Era Of Good Feeling”?

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James Monroe: what was so good about the “Era of Good Feeling”? The years between the presidential election of James Monroe in 1816 and John Quincy Adams in 1824 have been known as the “Era of Good Feelings”. It was the national ... Continue Reading

John Quincy Adams

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John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of The United States. He ran against Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay and William H. Crawford in the 1824 election. John C. Calhoun became his Vice President. He received some flak shortly after the election for choosing Clay to be his secretary of state. For ... Continue Reading

John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States of Ame

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A child of the American Revolution, John Quincy Adams was the first President of American History whose father, John Adams, also served a term as President of the United States of America. Since birth, JQA was well groomed and educated in preparation of his predetermined destiny to become a fut ... Continue Reading

Amistad

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We are all born into something, a certain belief or ideology. Others create their own ideologies, either out of conviction or for the purpose of convenience. Our lives revolve around these ideas, these ideologies, for it is through them that we find a certain basis or guide. Some of u ... Continue Reading

John Quincy Adams

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Until the election of George W. Bush, John Quincy Adams was the only son of a president to become the president himself. He had an impressive political background that began at the age of fourteen. He was an intelligent and industrious individual. He was a man of strong character and high principl ... Continue Reading

Election of 1824

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In the election of 1824, John Quincy Adams was running against Andrew Jackson. One thing that effected the election of 1824 was the regional differences which soon led to the split in the Republican Party. Jackson soon won the most popular votes and with that you would think he would become presiden ... Continue Reading

8th grade Standards 8.8.1

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8-8.1) Discuss the election of Andrew Jackson as president in 1828, the importance of Jacksonian democracy, and his actions as president (e.g., the spoils system, veto of the National Bank, policy of Indian removal, opposition to the Supreme Court). Mainly between Democrat Republican Andrew Jack ... Continue Reading

Abigail Adams: An American Wom

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Abigail Adams was a unique woman because she had an education and an interest in politics. She learned how to read, write, and enjoyed reading especially poems. She did all of this at home. She was ahead of her time with many of her ideas. She opposed slavery and believed in equal education for boy ... Continue Reading

Amistad

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Courage, perseverance and hope are clearly seen through the actions of several Africans and their “Big Man” Cinque, who over-ran the slave ship La Amistad in an attempt to go home. Fifty-three native Africans fate is chosen by a “dung scraper,” a unknown attorney looking for a ... Continue Reading