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Era of Good Feelings

The Presidential election of 1816 put an end to the Federalist Party. The Jeffersonian republicans totally dominated the national politics of the country. The period of James Monroe (1817-23) was therefore, known as the era of good feelings. The era began with the goodwill tour of the president towards North, where he was greeted warmly by the people. It was known as the era of good feelings because Monroe enjoyed great support due to one party domination and America felt great morale after the War of 1812. The period was referred as the "era of good feelings" by a Federalist Newspaper due to the rise of the spirit of nationalism and absence of political strife. The spirit of national unity and single party domination enabled the Republicans to follow some of the policies of their political opponents like establishing a second national bank, a protective tariff, and improvements in transportation

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The Presidential election of 1816 put an end to the Federalist Party. The Jeffersonian republicans totally dominated the national politics of the country. The period of James Monroe (1817-23) was therefore, known as the era ...

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This is a solution about the era of good feelings. The era of good feelings began with the presidency of James Munroe after the War of 1812. The solution describes why it is known as the era of good feelings and gives some evidences.

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