James Monroe Birth/death date: April 28th, 1758 -July 4th, 1831


Westmoreland County, Virginia

Childhood Life: James Monroe's father was a farmer and a carpenter and his grandfather was decently wealthy. His parents died when he was 16, causing him to take responsibility for his 6 younger siblings.

Education: Monroe went to the College of William and Mary, though, his education was cut short due to the revolutionary war.

Political Party: He was a Democratic-Republican party and stood for opposing the federalists and pushed through the ratification of the U.S. Constitution

Campaign Details-He wished to reinforce the American foreign policy with the Monroe Doctrine and he helped with the Louisiana Purchase.

Impacts In Office-James Monroe created the Monroe doctrine, which no longer allowed the European countries to colonize the U.S. any more. Also he made the admitted 5 states.

Legacy-He was the governor of Virginia and served in the Revolutionary War and expanded the nation which impressed many people by doing this,which gave him a good impact.


James monroe was the 3rd president to die on July 4th-The white house was painted for the first time the same year Monroe was president.-James Monroe was re-elected during the “Era Of Good Feelings”-He was the fifth president and was in office for 8 years.

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