President James Monroe - Presidential Oath of Office Administered to James Monroe by the Honorable John Marshall, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

President James Monroe - Presidential Oath of Office Administered to James Monroe by the Honorable John Marshall, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

James Monroe studied law under Thomas Jefferson and went on to be fifth President, serving two terms. He presided over a period of prosperity and westward expansion, otherwise known as "Manifest Destiny."  As Secretary of State during the Jefferson presidency, Monroe was a key participant in the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from the French. Policy of the U. S. towards the emerging countries of Latin America is known as the Monroe Doctrine.

James Monroe studied law under Thomas Jefferson and went on to be fifth President, serving two terms. He presided over a period of prosperity and westward expansion, otherwise known as "Manifest Destiny." As Secretary of State during the Jefferson presidency, Monroe was a key participant in the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from the French. Policy of the U. S. towards the emerging countries of Latin America is known as the Monroe Doctrine.

Elizabeth Monroe by John Vanderlyn. Wife of Pres. James Monroe. Elizabeth began her tenure as First Lady on March 4, 1817, when her husband commenced his first term as the fifth President of the United States. Her husband was re-elected to a second term in office in 1820, therefore she remained in her role of First Lady until March 3, 1825. (Wikipedia)

Elizabeth Monroe by John Vanderlyn. Wife of Pres. James Monroe. Elizabeth began her tenure as First Lady on March 4, 1817, when her husband commenced his first term as the fifth President of the United States. Her husband was re-elected to a second term in office in 1820, therefore she remained in her role of First Lady until March 3, 1825. (Wikipedia)

The man standing behind George Washington and holding the American flag in the famous painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware” is 18-year-old officer and future president James Monroe.

The man standing behind George Washington and holding the American flag in the famous painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware” is 18-year-old officer and future president James Monroe.

John Quincy Adams - 6th President of U.S. - son of John Adams, (2nd President). He served as Secretary of State under James Monroe, and is regarded as one of the greatest diplomats in American history.  He reportedly had the highest IQ of any American President.  He died in 1848 at the age of 81.

John Quincy Adams - 6th President of U.S. - son of John Adams, (2nd President). He served as Secretary of State under James Monroe, and is regarded as one of the greatest diplomats in American history. He reportedly had the highest IQ of any American President. He died in 1848 at the age of 81.

President James Monroe:  "An institution which endeavors to rear American youth in pure love of truth and duty, and while it enlightens their minds by ingenious and liberal studies, endeavors to awaken a love of country, to soften local prejudices, and to inoculate Christian faith and charity, cannot but acquire, as it deserves, the confidence of the wise and good."  http://www.whatwouldthefoundersdo.org/showQuote.aspx?q=202

James Monroe - 5th President

President James Monroe: "An institution which endeavors to rear American youth in pure love of truth and duty, and while it enlightens their minds by ingenious and liberal studies, endeavors to awaken a love of country, to soften local prejudices, and to inoculate Christian faith and charity, cannot but acquire, as it deserves, the confidence of the wise and good." http://www.whatwouldthefoundersdo.org/showQuote.aspx?q=202

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