James Monroe By: Zach Cavagnaro

Was the 5th president; his time was called the, "Era of Good Feelings."He was a capitalist.On February 22, 1819, the USA acquired Florida from Spain, signed by Secretary of State John Quincy Adams. The Monroe Doctrine was a U.S. Policy established saying they were opposed to European countries settling in America. The Missouri Comprimise was an effort by Congress to end the political rivalries in Missouri. Missouri was admitted as a slave state.The Erie Canal was built to to create a navigate legal water route from NYC and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes.It was significant because it connected Lake Erie and the Great Lakes system to the Hudson River, giving western states direct access to the Atlantic Ocean.

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