bank of the united states
proposed by the first secretetary of the trausury, Alexander Hamilton, the banked opened in 1791 and operated until 1811 to issue uniform currency, make business loans, and collect tax monies. The Second Bank of the United States was charactered in 1816 but was not renewed by President Andrew Jackson 20 years later.
gold or silver
tarriff of 1816
first true protective tariff, intended strictly to protect American goods against foreign competition
in the early national period the phrase referred to road building and the development of water transportation
a leading attorney who argues many famous cases in the Supreme Court. Congressman representing Massachusetts
whig party leader, kentucky congressman and senator, Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams and an unsuccessful candidate for the Presidency in 1824, 1832, and 1844
John C. Calhoun
South Carolina congressman, senator, vice president under John Quincy Adams as well as Andrew Jackson. At first a nationalist, he later became a defender of state rights
first federal interstate road, built between 1811 and 1838 and stretching from Cumberland, Maryland, to Vandalia, Illinois.
Virginia senator and anti-federalist who became the Fifth President of the United States.
era of good feelings
comtemporary charaterization of the administration of popular Democratic-Republican president James Monroe, 1817-25
The seventh President of the United Staes. He represented Tennessee as a Congressman and Senator, and as a major general he defeated the British at New Orleans in the War of 1812.