A Historical Study of America for the period 1789-1849: The impact of Political Ideologies to the American Society. This paper focuses on the political agendas laid by various governments and how they affected the American societys change/transformation. The paper lays emphasis on the social change that is generated from the authority at the helm. It will therefore try to analyze various governments from 1789 to 1849 with their agendas and how they affected the society. George Washington was elected to power in 1789. The American Revolutionary War made him a hero with him commanding the Continental Army. He was also the president of the Constitutional Convention. Washingtons reign carried a lot of republicanism which sought to enhance liberty and rights for all. Republicanism was a resultant of The American Revolutionary War.