AP US Government : Advantages and Disadvantages of Political Parties

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Advantages And Disadvantages Of Political Parties

The Era of Good Feelings, in the early nineteenth century, is so called because __________.

Possible Answers:

the nation was emerging from two successful wars against the British Empire

the laws of the country were solidified around the protection of human rights

each President was extremely popular and hugely successful

of the overwhelming economic growth achieved by the nation

there was only one political party and thus no political discord or animosity

Correct answer:

there was only one political party and thus no political discord or animosity

Explanation:

The Era of Good Feelings lasted from 1816 until 1824. It is called the Era of Good Feelings because the Federalist Party had receded from the national scene and the Democratic-Republicans, under President James Monroe, were the only Party in the political arena. The Era ended with the rise of Jacksonian Democrats and the Republican Party.

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