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James Monroe


b. Adam William Monroe, 1941. Kid of Costs Monroe. James started his musical profession in 1964, playing upright bass along with his dad’s Blue Lawn Children. In 1969, he became the music group’s guitarist and in addition began to consider business lead vocals. He still left the Blue Lawn Children in 1972, and produced his very own bluegrass music group, the Midnight Ramblers, but afterwards documented two albums along with his dad. In the middle-70s, he documented many albums for Atteiram, including a tribute to his uncle, Charlie Monroe, which his dad also appeared. Shortly afterwards he significantly reduced his executing to help using the working of his dad’s business affairs.

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Full Name James Monroe
Died July 4, 1831, New York City, New York, United States
Height 1.83 m
Profession Lawyer, Farmer, Politician, College Administrator
Education College of William & Mary, Campbelltown Academy
Nationality American
Spouse Elizabeth Monroe
Children Maria Hester Monroe, James Spence Monroe, Eliza Monroe
Parents Elizabeth Jones Monroe, Spence Monroe
Siblings Andrew Augustine Monroe, Joseph Jones Monroe, Spence Monroe, Elizabeth Monroe, Jane Monroe, Elliott Monroe, John Monroe, Andrew Monroe, Elizabeth Buckner

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1 When he took the oath of office in 1817, it was administered outside the Capitol building because it had been burned by the British during The War of 1812 (The previous Presidents were sworn-in inside). Unknown at the time, this would establish a Presidential precedent that, since then, all presidents have had the oath administered outside The White House.
2 During his term in the office as President, Monroe was seen as something of a relic. He was the last President who was part of the generation of the founding fathers.
3 Uncle of Congressman James Monroe (1799-1870).
4 Governor of Virginia (1799-1802, 1811).
5 Only president to run unopposed (in the 1820 election).
6 Fifth president of the United States, 4 March 1817 - 4 March 1825.
7 First US senator to become president (served as a senator from Virginia, 9 November 1790 - 27 May 1794.
8 The Monroe Doctrine was named for him because it was written during his term in office, but it was actually written by his presidential predecessor James Madison. The Doctrine held that European powers could not interfere in the affairs of nations in the Americas.
9 Pictured on the 5¢ US postage stamp in the Liberty series, issued 2 December 1954.
10 Pictured on a 3¢ US postage stamp commemorating the 200th anniversary of his birth, issued 28 April 1958.



Club TV 2008 Video documentary short
The Monroe Doctrine 1939 Short writings - uncredited

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1 If we look to the history of other nations, ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid, so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy.
2 The payments which have been made into the Treasury show the very productive state of the public revenue.
3 From several of the Indian tribes inhabiting the country bordering on Lake Erie purchases have been made of lands on conditions very favorable to the United States, and, as it is presumed, not less so to the tribes themselves.
4 I have great satisfaction in stating that our relations with France, Russia, and other powers continue on the most friendly basis.
5 Our relations with the other powers of Europe have experienced no essential change since the last session.
6 The great increase of our population throughout the Union will alone produce an important effect, and in no quarter will it be so sensibly felt as in those in contemplation.
7 At no period of our political existence had we so much cause to felicitate ourselves at the prosperous and happy condition of our country.
8 By these purchases the Indian title, with moderate reservations, has been extinguished to the whole of the land within the limits of the State of Ohio, and to a part of that in the Michigan Territory and of the State of Indiana.
9 To impose taxes when the public exigencies require them is an obligation of the most sacred character, especially with a free people.
10 By the last returns to the Department of War the militia force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men - infantry, artillery, and cavalry.
11 The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
12 The public lands are a public stock, which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation.
13 Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable, nor ever was success so complete.
14 The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong.
15 Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
16 The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain and the Provinces in South America still continues, without any prospect of its speedy termination.
17 National honor is the national property of the highest value.
18 Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!
19 In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, not does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defence.
20 A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.
21 It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.

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