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James Monroe

The Monroe Doctrine is named for James Monroe.
  5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
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The Monroe Doctrine (1823) declared U.S. opposition to European colonization in the Americas.
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  • The Monroe Doctrine is named for James Monroe.
  • Among the acquaintances and colleagues who march across the pages of his diary are Sam Adams (a kinsman), John Hancock, Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, Lafayette, John Jay, James Madison, James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Hart Benton, John Tyler, John C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Lincoln, James Buchanan, William Lloyd Garrison, Andrew Johnson, Jefferson Davis and many others.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • Well, if this is eighteen nineteen, the President is James Monroe, right?
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • He later served as Ambassador to Russia, Ambassador to London, and was the Secretary of State under James Monroe.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad

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  • As he told his friend James Monroe, he had suffered "a wound in my spirit which will only be cured by the all-healing grave."
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Washington rode at the rear of the column, a point long remembered by a newly arrived eighteen-year-old Virginia lieutenant named James Monroe.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • The First Lady has scoured storage rooms and the National Gallery, turning up assorted treasures such as paintings by Cezanne, Teddy Roosevelt’s drinking mugs, and James Monroe’s gold French flatware.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "Do not let my name be connected with the business," he advised James Monroe.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • "I am really mortified at the base ingratitude of Callender," Jefferson wrote to James Monroe on July 14.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • In an effort to improve relations with France, Washington had recalled the American minister, James Monroe, and sent in his place a staunch Federalist, General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney of South Carolina.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams

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  • When the Hessians rolled out a field gun midway on King Street, a half dozen Virginians led by Captain William Washington (a distant cousin of the commander) and Lieutenant James Monroe rushed forward, seized it, and turned it on them.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • It was then, while in prison, that Reynolds, in an effort to ease his case, got word to three Republican members of Congress, including Senator James Monroe, that Hamilton was not only an adulterer, but, as Secretary of the Treasury, secretly profiteering with government funds.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • When during that autumn of 1816 it appeared that James Monroe was to be the next President and newspapers were reporting John Quincy the choice for Secretary of State, Adams sent off a letter to London saying he hoped it was true and that John Quincy would accept the office and come home.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
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Associated words [difficulty]:   James Monroe [7] , Andrew Jackson [4]
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