He fought and was wounded during the American Revolution
He fought and was wounded during the American Revolution,the American War of Independence, led by George Washingtonwas fought between Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several European great powers.
Member of Continental Congress
James Monroe married Elizabeth Kortright on February 16, 1786, in New York. They had 3 children.
United States Senator
Minister to France
Governor of Virginia
Minister to France and England
Helped to negotiate the Louisiana Purchase
Battle of Tippecanoe
Secretary of State (under Madison)
The War of 1812 which has also been called the second War for Independence, between the United States and Great Britain
Secretary of War (under Madison)
He became the fifth President of America in 1817 and served for 8 years until 1825
1817 - 1818
The First Seminole War when American slave owners travelled to Spanish Florida in search of runaway African slaves and Seminole Indians who had been trading weapons with the British in the War of 1812
James Monroe implemented the Monroe Doctrine in 1823 which declared against foreign colonization or intervention in the Americas.
Indian Removal Act
Nat Turner's revolt
James Monroe died of debility, most likely tuberculosis at the age of 73, caught after the onset of a cold, and died on July 4, 1831 in New York.
James Monroe Timeline
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