James Monroe


What was “The Era of Good Feelings”?

“The Era of Good Feelings” was a time period of relative domestic and political calm, often used to describe the time period of much of the Monroe presidency. Benjamin Russell, a journalist with the Boston newspaper the Columbian Centinel, coined the term after President Monroe visited the New England area to quell any sectional differences.


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