The Impact Of The Golden Age Of Literature

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With the end of the conflict that resulted to the war between the United States of America and Great Britain after the ratification of the Treaty of Ghent, America entered into an era that saw great changes politically, economically, and socially. The presidential elections were more vibrant as more men partook in the exercise, the industrial and economic growth was notably consistent with growth in science, arts, and the textile industries, and the emancipation of slavery led to the end of that trade with the civil war of 1861 to 1865. The crucial development of this century was the development and changes that saw the beginning of a new era of politics. As result of the high political contention between the Democrats and the Whigs, American would have twenty presidents between 1825 with John Quincy Adams win and William McKinley in 1897. The presidential contention of 1824 between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson would take the American politics to a new height. Even though Andrew Jackson won the popular votes in that year, John Quincy Adams became the president following a deal he made with…show more content…
Religion and literature would depicted in books and articles such as Ralph Waldo Emmerson’s book “Nature” published in 1836. Another notable author was Nathaniel Hawthorne would published the novel “The Scarlet Letter in 1850” (396). Even though these writes depicted differences in thoughts and beliefs, they essentially developed literature in ways that were not seen before. While literature took great strides in this era, journalism also became a part of the popular culture for the people. In fact, Newspapers such as the New York Herald and Tribune, were some of the more widely read sources
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