NS: People From Nationalism to Sectionalism: People

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James Monroe president during the Era of Good Feelings; known for strong foreign policy stance that limited European expansion and colonization in North American and strengthened America's position to expand
John Quincy Adams elected president in 1824 through the Corrupt Baragin; served as a diplomat before that, negotiating to get Florida in the Adams-Onis Treaty
Henry Clay known as the Great Compromiser after creating the Missouri Compromise & the Compromise Tariff of 1833; Speaker of the House; became Sec. of State in the Corrupt Bargain by supporting Adams instead of Jackson when the House had to break an electoral tie
Andrew Jackson hero of the Battle of New Orleans & of the Seminole Wars; nicknamed Old Hickory for being stable and strong; lost in 1824 due to the Corrupt Bargain but his supporters formed the Democratic Party & he won the presidency in 1828 & 1832;
John C. Calhoun Jackson's vice president who wrote South Carolina Exposition and Protest anonymously to support to nullification, leading SC to threaten secession over tariffs during the Nullification Crisis
Daniel Webster US Senator who argued for federal supremacy over the state; said that the Union was essential and that no state had the right to tear it apart; said "Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!"
Robert Hayne US Senator who supported the idea of nullification; he argued that state's rights were essential to protecting liberty and that states had every right to nullify laws when the federal government passed laws that threatened their sovereignty
Martin Van Buren became president after Andrew Jackson & was key in organizing the Democratic Party to get Jackson elected in 1828 & 1832; was president during the Trail of Tears and the Panic of 1837, both of which resulted from Jackson's policies

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