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“Portraits of James Monroe,” presentation by Daniel Preston, on C-SPAN
Daniel Preston, editor of the Papers of James Monroe, gave a presentation examining the different portraits of James Monroe as part of the symposium
Director Scott Harris interviewed for WHYY radio program.
JMM director Scott Harris was interviewed for a 24 December story on WHYY's NewsWorks entitled "The crossing of the Delaware you haven't heard
The Month of June for James Monroe
The sixth month contained significant happenings throughout James Monroe’s life, not the least of which was the birth of his future wife Elizabeth
The Month of May for James Monroe
Several dates in May were significant to Monroe's career and personal life. In May 1786, he led opposition in the Continental Congress to a proposed
Today in History: Rush-Bagot Treaty Signed
On April 20, 1817, the Rush-Bagot Treaty was signed between the U.S. and Great Britain - one of the first acts of Monroe's first presidential term.
Today in History: Monroe is Appointed Secretary of State
On April 2, 1811, President James Madison appointed Monroe secretary of state. Monroe had just been elected to a fourth term as governor of
Happy 226th anniversary, James and Elizabeth!
James and Elizabeth Monroe were married on February 16, 1786, in New York City. Monroe, 25 years old, was in New York serving as a member of the
February 2 in History
On February 2, 1789, James Madison defeated Monroe in election to U.S. House of Representatives. The campaign was more of a forum on the new