The Star Spangled Banner in its entirety suggest that Americans are courageous and powerful. In the song Francis Scott Key alludes to the courage Americans had as they fought in the war. For example one of the lines of The Star Spangled Banner was “O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?” (Key). He suggest that America is the home of the brave which is as clear as it can get. Key flat out says that Americans are undaunted which gives Americans a sense of gratification.
General Ulysses S. Grant had a great impact on the United States both in his time as a war general and in his time as president. His role in the Civil War was instrumental to the Union victory and the strategies he employed saved many union troops and ended the war quickly. He had many wins, but also many losses and setbacks that were devastating.He learned and adapted through those setbacks and won the war and the American public. The United States would have had a much harder time winning the war and with recovery efforts afterward were it not for General Grant. Grant was a very prominent figure of the time period and led the Union to victory and helped heal the fractured United States afterward.
He stated that those who want to preserve the Union are biased and against the Southern ideals and institutions. Those who want to preserve the Union at the same time want to violate the Constitution. He feels that if they were truly in favor of the Union they would stop berating the slavery issue. Calhoun felt that Henry Clay’s compromise cannot save the Union, but he would support it. He believed the South had already sacrificed so much, and had little left to surrender, and that the South just wanted justice.
Initially, the early life of Alexander Hamilton is tragic, yet inspiring not only to Americans in his time, but to many Americans today as well. To illustrate, Biography.com proves this tradgedy in their article, which states “Determined to improve his lot
The Declaration of Independence is an extremely well written document that our country has abided by since the year 1776. It was written by Thomas Jefferson beautifully, with several rhetorical devices. These devices help pull the reader into further believing what the Jefferson is trying to tell them. The first rhetorical device to address is Jefferson’s use of imagery. They aren’t seen to commonly but there are to Prime examples of it within this document.
The painting shows the United States as a place of perfection, despite the issues prevalent during this period. This document shows what “The Era of Good Feelings,” is supposed to look like, a standard the nation could not live up to during this time. The country faced an economic crisis known as the Panic of 1819 shattering any chance at this utopian America. The United States also faced issues with sectionalism as a result of the eight new frontier states, instead of uniting together the nation slowly drifted apart. Krimmel’s painting shows the lie that the United States was in “The Era of Good
There are complex reasons for the occurrence of such a major event, but not a single factor. In fact, although the negative impact of the general, but the decision for the separation of the southern states did not have an indirect or direct role. However, Dred Scott decision for both sides in this country to bridge the differences that do nothing. On the contrary, it gives one of them a complete victory. Worse than that, it weakened the people's sovereignty theory of compromise and pushed the Republicans to a more extreme position, in fact, to accelerate the pace of the country's civil war.
In other words, the Federalists were worried they would lose their already set status when it came to society and the political world. Federalists were strict believers in what is stated in the constitution and questioned the legality in purchasing the Louisiana Territory. The Federalists believed that the Louisiana Purchase would only harm the community, not help them so they were against the purchase of the land. Jefferson, when contemplating the purchase of the land, needed to take what his people felt into consideration. He polled the representatives with the treaty passing with a 24-7
Lincoln felt certain that he would not be reelected because he had received a torrent of criticism throughout the war. Most recently, with the controversial Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln had earned the ire of several. And then when people, specifically Northerners, grew to understand the Proclamation as a way of speeding up the war, (something that had indeed been Lincoln's intention) the frustration against Lincoln only mounted once it appeared that the war was not going to be ending anytime soon. At the same time, Lincoln was rarely being regarded for certain strategic victories, such as the removal of the Confederacy from Tennessee. Lincoln's more realistic goal and Reconstruction plans were met with mixed feelings.
This means that despite the impacts of the war, many in America still believed that America’s role (and the best way to achieve its interests) was by leaving other nations alone. This is because the war was extremely unpopular. Many Americans did not trust that President Wilson campaigned for reelection on a platform of anti-war, but then got the United States involved. They also distrusted that he had promised a just peace in his fourteen point plan, but ended up with secret land deals and a punishing Treaty of Versailles, as opposed to a rehabilitory treaty. As a result, the irreconcilables in Congress voted multiple times to strike down the League of Nations.