James Monroe

  • April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831
  • 5th President of the United States
  • Served as Secretary of State and War
  • Best known for issuing the Monroe Doctrine
  • Helped negotiate the Louisianna Purchase
  • Served as Minister to France under Washington and Minister to the United Kingdom under Jefferson
  • Governor of Virginia on two separate occasions
  • Served as a U.S. Senator for Virginia

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