1800’s war of 1812, Monroe Doctrine, assignment help

  • As nationalism seemed to emerge triumphant after the War of 1812, stronger sectional rivalries developed between North and South. Why did sectionalism develop, and how did the debate over Missouri reflect these differences?
  • How was nationalism reflected in foreign policy from the Adams-Onís Treaty through the Monroe Doctrine?
  • Why did South Carolina resort to nullification over the tariff controversy of the early 1830s? What deeper sectional and political issues were exposed by the nullification crisis?
  • For what economic principles did the Whig Party stand? In what ways were its objectives more modern than those of the Democrats? Do you think that the government should be the moral guardian of the people?