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Era of Good Feelings

Series: Along the Way... | Story 32

The news has a repetitive theme these days about folks dreading this election season. Even political junkies who thrive on every twist and turn of elections confess to dreading how divisive and vitriolic it will almost certainly be. People are rightfully worried about a return of the violence that occurred in 2020.

I’ve attempted to reassure some folks that we’ve gone through rough political waters before and survived but that doesn’t help much.

There was a time in our history, known as the “Era of Good Feelings” when divisiveness wasn’t an issue. We’d won the War of 1812, the nation was prosp...

 

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