The �Era of Good Feelings�, the Revival of Opposition, Sectionalism, and Nationalism

The �Era of Good Feelings�, the Revival of Opposition, Sectionalism, and Nationalism

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Willy Goebel Per. 3 10/26/09 P. 222-230: The “Era of Good Feelings”, the Revival of Opposition, Sectionalism, and Nationalism The Virginia Dynasty Ever since 1800, the presidency seemed to have been the special possession of Virginians Jefferson Madison Monroe: Virginians North expressed anxiety with Virginia Dynasty, but Republicans had no difficulty electing 1816 Monroe received 183 ballots in the electoral college His federalist opponent Rufus King of New York received 34 – MA, CT, DE Monroe’s Goodwill Tour Soon after his inauguration Hadn’t been done by a president since Washington New England, recently of rabid Federalist discontent, greeted with enthusiastic demonstrations Columbian Centinel , Federalist Boston newspaper, commenting on Boston “Presidential Jubilee”, observed that an “era of good feelings” had arrived Monroe’s presidency appeared to be an era of good feelings 1820 – Monroe reelected without opposition
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The �Era of Good Feelings�, the Revival of Opposition, Sectionalism, and Nationalism

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