James Monroe (1758-1831), a Jeffersonian Democrat, was the fifth president of the United States. A native of Virginia, he was elected to the Senate in 1790 and President in 1816. He was re-elected in 1820. Monroe is best known for promulgating the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, which declared the Americas closed to further European colonization.
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Amendment X: James Monroe
An article that highlights Monroe's opinion on the tenth amendment of the constitution.
American President: James Monroe
Fact file and comprehensive biographical sketch based on PBS series.
DOSFAN ERC: Secretaries of State - James Monroe
Examines the role of the president as Secretary of State. Offers a quick profile along with government positions held during his lifetime.
First Inaugural Address of Monroe
Features the complete first and second inaugural address of America's fifth president.
Features a fast fact on Monroe's major accomplishment, along with biographical information.
Provides a biography of American President James Monroe. Includes his portrait and a list of places named after him.
Short biography of President Monroe from the White House.
The Monroe Doctrine (1823) and other documents provided online from the USA Project.
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