James Monroe

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James Monroe

Foreign Affairs/Accomplishments1. The Rush-Bagot Treaty of 1817:demilitarized the Great Lakes, limiting each country to one 100-ton vessel armed with a single 18-pound cannon on Lake Chaplain and Lake Ontario2. Convention of 1818: fixed the present U.S.-Canadian border from Minnesota to the Rocky Mountains at the 49th parallel3. Monroe Doctrine: It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as acts of aggression, requiring U.S. intervention.

Political Party:Democratic-RepublicanYears in Office: March 4, 1817 – March 4, 1825

5th President: James Monroe

EXTRA.....More about MonroeAfter the war of 1812, he encouraged the decline of political parties. He was apart of the American System which is where Monroe thought the young country need a new infrastructure. James Monroe encompassed what came to be called the "Era of Good Feelings."

Domestic Affairs/Accomplishments1. National tours: Where Monroe revived the presidential tour of the country2. Monroe's Cabinet: Wanted to assemble a group of advisers from different regions3. Panic of 1819: It was the first major depression to hit the country since the 1780s.



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