The Whiskey Rebellion: Effects On History The Whiskey Rebellion was one of the first accomplishment over a period of time taken to get the United States out of debt after the Revolution. (Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History) states that “Life on the western frontier was very difficult during this period; much of the area was simultaneously claimed by both Great Britain and Spain, and settlers were also threatened by Indian wars”. The Whiskey Rebellion was caused by Alexander Hamilton who convinced congress to pass a tax on the farmers main crop Whiskey! Hamilton’s intention was to help compile the power of the new government along with bringing down the national dept. The Whiskey Rebellion has showed how the new constitution could be strong.
With the losses adding up, Mexico turned to recent standby General Antonio Lopez Delaware Santa Ana, the strong man who had been living in exile in Cuba. Santa Ana convinced President Polk that, if allowed to come back to United Mexican States, he would finish the war on terms that would be considered favorable to the us. However, once he arrived, he straight off double-crossed President Polk by taking management of the Mexican army and leading it into battle. At the Battle of Buena Vista in February 1847, Santa Ana suffered serious casualties and was forced to withdraw. Despite the loss, he assumed the Mexican presidency the next
Andrew Jackson’s road to the presidency was the first of its kind. A new era of election techniques began, with picnics, parades, huge public rallies, mudslinging, and accusations of bigamy and adultery to name a few. With the mass turn out at these functions it seemed the people were engaging in politics. Andrew Jackson did win the 1828 election and became the President of the United States. He was the first president to openly defend the practice of replacing many of the officeholders.
Many people started to settle west to help expand pour country. After Birtian's defeat, we came together as a country and wanted to grow. Heroes from the war such as Andrew Jackson and William Henry Harrison used their fame to run for president. Our victory in the War of 1812 was the start to America's
The start of the war was due to American extension into the Creek territory. In response, Shawnee carried a message of aggressive nativism that threaten the American expansion plans. Shawnee leader Tecumseh visit had resulted into a spiritual rebirth it “urged a spiritual cleaning and a material purging that recognized the agent’s activities as only the latest of many problems” (11). Tecumseh and his brother Tuckabatchee joined the Shawnee raids and killed several white men which resulted in retaliation and the start of Creek War. The authors believed that the war would have started with or without the visit of Tecumseh.
The period of rebuilding southern infrastructure and North and South relations following the American civil war all the way to the year 1877 known as reconstruction had many successes and failures. The political and social aspects of this era were pivotal in determining the success of Reconstruction. The political state of the America during this period are greatly important to understanding reconstruction. Due to the republican president Lincoln’s assassination just days before the official end of the American civil war, the duty of guiding the United States through reconstruction was left to Democrat Andrew Johnson. Johnson shared very little in common with the late president Lincoln.
Marquis De Lafayette When most people talk about Marquis De Lafayette, you envision a hero of two worlds. He served in the continental army for the American Revolution but also played a major role in the French revolution as a commander of the National Guard. Lafayette became a leader of the liberal aristocrats dubbed the Fayettistes, and an outspoken advocate of religious toleration and the abolition of the slave trade (Leepson, M. 2016, July 15). Nevertheless, Marquis De Lafayette is seen as a revolutionary hero both in the United States and France. Marquis De Lafayette was born Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette.
Throughout the era between the years 1790 to 1840, the United States withstood numerous involvements in their political system by both factors within their country and as far as an ocean away. These various influences immensely contributed to moulding and creating America’s government system. The political affairs that occurred within the United States were in one way or another connected to the unsolved issues of political parties within the country. For example, after the War of 1812, Jackson introduced what is known as the Spoils System, which specifically targeted the political supporters of the Democrats and rewarded campaign contributors with positions in public office rather than to those who were qualified for the position. This event
The party system is a government mechanism still prevalent in today’s society. It is an example of how systems used in previous years can be renovated and used again now. It began with two parties, the Federalist and the Republicans, and has since evolved into the parties that we have today. The influence that the new American country has on us today shows that the past can still relate to the present. The election of 1796 was the first election in the United States’ history to have two candidates running, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, that had strongly opposed political views.
The citizenship rights have been achieved in substantial degree only through struggle. Take England as an example, French Revolution on the development of citizenship rights introduce a phase of repression lasted nearly 20 years. England has extended vote and social reform after the revolution. The class struggle reflects not only the impact of lower-class demands but also dominate class requirement for security (Barbalet, 1988). As I mentioned above, the state can gain great advantages through giving citizenship rights to their people during wars.