Slavery And Sectionalism Dbq
Missouri Compromise also created an imaginary line across the Louisiana Territory as a boundary to which regions are free states and slave states. In a letter to John Randolph, Jefferson expressed, “A geographical line, coinciding with a marked principle, moral, and political, once conceived and held up to the angry passions of men, will never be obliterated” (Document 6). …show more content…
The result of this sectionalism can be seen in Document 7, which portrays the various political parties created at the ending of the era.
The sense of pride Americans had after winning the War of 1812, also considered as the second American Revolution, sparked an era of common purpose for growth. Encouraged by the government, nationalism also fueled various changes within social, political, and economical aspects. Although nationalism was perceptibly promoted by the government,