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  • 1. James Monroe 5th President of the United States (1817-1825)
  • 2.  Term: 5th President of the United States (1817-1825)  Born: April 28, 1758, Westmoreland County, Virginia  Nickname: "The Last Cocked Hat," "Era-of-Good- Feelings President"  Education: College of William and Mary (graduated 1776)  Religion: Episcopalian  Career: Lawyer  Political Party: Democratic-Republican  Died: July 4, 1831, New York City, New York  Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
  • 3. •Against European interference and colonization Europe •Monroe announces his intention to acknowledge “the independent republics of Latin America" (March 8, 1821) •Congress maintains a free Maine and a slave Missouri Slavery •establishes that land north of the 36 degree, 30' line with the exception of Missouri -- will be free, while territory below the line will be slave. Transport • The question of widening the transport system system the country`s infrastructure •A decline in real estate values and a severe credit contraction inflates the currency and causes imports and Import Duties prices to fall (The Panic of 1819 ) •Crisis ends around 1823.
  • 4.  delivered to Congress on December 2nd, 1823.  the Americas should be free from future European colonization.  It stated the United States' intention to stay neutral in European wars.  It is Monroe's most famous contribution to society. 
  • 5.  Mississippi – December 10, 1817  Illinois – December 3, 1818  Alabama – December 14, 1819  Maine – March 15, 1820  Missouri – August 10, 1821
  • 6.  endured until 1824  No argues between parties  He made strong Cabinet choices
  • 7. The portrait of him by Rena LaCaria
  • 8. James Monroe Statue on the grounds of Ash Lawn-Highland
  • 9. Presidential Walk Rapid City, South Dakota Sculptor: Lee Leuning