Monroe and the Era of Good Feelings DBQ Directions: Question 1 is based on the accompanying documents. The documents have been edited for the purpose of this exercise.
In your response you should do the following:
State a relevant thesis that directly addresses all parts of the question.
Develop and support a cohesive argument that recognizes and accounts for historical complexity by explicitly illustrating relationships among historical evidence such as contradiction, corroboration, and/or qualification.
Prompt: Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the “Era of Good Feelings.” Support, refute, or modify this classification of the time period.