James Monroe Timeline

James Monroe Presidency Timeline
James Monroe was the 5th President of the United States who served in office from March 4, 1817 to March 4, 1825. What were the key events during his presidency? The James Monroe Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

James Monroe Presidency Timeline
James Monroe Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from March 4, 1817 to March 4, 1825 that included:

The 49th parallel established the border with Canada
The acquisition of Florida (1819)
The Monroe Doctrine against foreign intervention in the US

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The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the James Monroe Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. James Monroe Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

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James Monroe Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events

1817 - His inauguration as 5th President of the United States

1817 - This period encompassed the Era of Good Feelings (1815-1824) during which there was no hard political fighting

1817 - The economic plan advocated by Henry Clay, called the American System, was established

1817 - The Rush-Bagot Treaty of 1817 demilitarized the Great Lakes regions

1817 - The First Seminole War (18171818) erupted in Florida as the Seminole Native Indian tribe defended their lands with runaway slaves who had joined them

1818 - Congress deemed the number of stripes on the U.S. flag to total 13 in honor of the 13 original colonies

1818 - The Convention of 1818 - 49th parallel was set as the border with Canada in the Treaty of 1818

1819 - The Panic of 1819 occurred when the Second Bank of the United States tightened its loan policy

1819 - The U.S. cancelled $5 million in Spanish debts and in return Florida was ceded by Spain to the United States. The Florida Treaty of 1819 (Adams-Onis Treaty).

1820 - James Monroe was re-elected

1820 - The Land Act of 1820 was enacted April 24, 1820 that led to the future confiscation of land from Native Americans and lower cost lands for settlers in the west

1820 - The Texas-Indian Wars (1820 - 1875) began and developed into a series of conflicts between settlers in Texas and the Great Plains Indians

1820 - The Missouri Compromise between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in Congress. The legislation admitted Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a non-slave state at the same time, retaining the balance between slave and free states

1821 - The Santa Fe Trail was opened from Independence, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico

1823 - The Monroe Doctrine was delivered to Congress. The doctrine declared against foreign colonization or intervention in the Americas and the US proclaims its intention to remain neutral in European wars.

1823 - The Arikara War - Campaign against Arickaree Indians in Dakota Territory

1824 - The End of the Era of Good Feelings

1825 - His presidency and term in office ends. The next US President was John Quincy Adams

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James Monroe Presidency Timeline
The James Monroe Presidency Timeline detailed above provides interesting facts and important information about the 5th President of the United States.

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