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  2. James Monroe - Wikipedia

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    James Monroe was born April 28, 1758, in his parents' house in a wooded area of Westmoreland County, Virginia. The marked site is one mile from the unincorporated community known today as Monroe Hall, Virginia. The James Monroe Family Home Site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

  3. James Monroe - Presidency, Facts & Political Party - HISTORY

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    James Monroe (1758-1831), the fifth U.S. president, oversaw the major westward expansion of the U.S. and strengthened American foreign policy in 1823 with the Monroe Doctrine, a warning to...

  4. James Monroe | The White House

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    James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States (1817–1825) and the last President from the Founding Fathers. On New Year’s Day, 1825, at the last of his annual White House receptions,...

  5. James Monroe | Biography, Presidency, & Facts | Britannica

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    James Monroe, (born April 28, 1758, Westmoreland county, Virginia [U.S.]—died July 4, 1831, New York, New York, U.S.), fifth president of the United States (1817–25), who issued an important contribution to U.S. foreign policy in the Monroe Doctrine, a warning to European nations against intervening in the Western Hemisphere.

  6. James Monroe - White House Historical Association

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    Considered the last “Founding Father” president, James Monroe was born on April 28, 1758 into an affluent, slave-owning family in Westmoreland County, Virginia. His parents, Spence and Elizabeth Monroe, had aspirations for their eldest son, sending him to nearby Campbelltown Academy.

  7. James Monroe - Political Party, Presidency & Facts - Biography

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    James Monroe fought under George Washington and studied law with Thomas Jefferson. He was elected the fifth president of the United States in 1817. He is remembered for the Monroe Doctrine, as ...

  8. James Monroe - Political Party, Presidency & Facts - Biography

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    Name: James Monroe Birth Year: 1758 Birth date: April 28, 1758 Birth State: Virginia Birth City: Westmoreland County Birth Country: United States Gender: Male Best Known For: The fifth president...

  9. 13 Facts About James Monroe - Biography

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    James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States and Founding Father. Born on April 28, 1758, in Westmoreland County, Virginia, Monroe fought under George Washington and studied law...

  10. - President James Monroe, Inaugural Address, March 4, 1817 Preserve the Legacy. The James Monroe Memorial Foundation was founded in 1927 by President Monroe’s granddaughter, Rose Gouverneur Hoes and her son, Laurence Gouverneur Hoes, and was incorporated in Virginia in 1947.

  11. Monroe Doctrine - Wikipedia

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    The Monroe Doctrine was a United States foreign policy position that opposed European colonialism in the Western Hemisphere.It held that any intervention in the political affairs of the Americas by foreign powers was a potentially hostile act against the United States. The doctrine was central to American foreign policy for much of the 19th and early 20th centuries.