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  2. James Monroe - Wikipedia

    James Monroe ( / mənˈroʊ / mən-ROH; April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman, lawyer, diplomat, and Founding Father who served as the fifth president of the United States from 1817 to 1825.

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  3. James Monroe | The White House

    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,...

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

    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...

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

    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: Impact and Legacy | Miller Center

    James Monroe: Impact and Legacy. James Monroe came to the presidency as one of the most qualified men ever to assume the office. His resume included service in the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress, and the U.S. Senate. Monroe also served as governor of Virginia, filled numerous diplomatic posts, and held two cabinet appointments.

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

    The fifth president of the United States, James Monroe is known for his "Monroe Doctrine," disallowing further European colonization in the Americas. Who Was James Monroe? James Monroe...

  8. 13 Facts About James Monroe - Biography

    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...

  9. James Monroe: Family Life | Miller Center

    They were married the following year and eventually had three children—Eliza Kortright Monroe, James Spence Monroe (who died in infancy), and Maria Hester Monroe. Despite Monroe’s many trips abroad, he spent precious little time away from his family, since they usually accompanied him on his travels.

  10. James Monroe - America's Library

    James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States (1817-1825). He is perhaps best known for establishing the foreign policy principle that came to bear his name, the Monroe Doctrine. He is also the person for whom Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia, was named. Liberia is an African country founded by freed American slaves.