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U.S. President flag    James  MONROE

  (b. 28 April 1758, Crown Colony of Virginia   d. 4 July 1831Manhattan, New York, USA )  
Cause of Death: heart failure and tuberculosis
Summary: James MONROE was born 28 April 1758 in , Crown Colony of Virginia. James MONROE was the child of

James MONROE died 4 July 1831 in Manhattan, New York, USA .

Occupation: President of the United States


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born at Westmoreland County, Virginia


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Did You Know?The state of Virginia was named after England's Queen Elizabeth I. In the early 1600's, all of North America that was not Spanish or French was then called 'Virginia' in honor of 'The Virgin Queen,' and the earliest English colonial expeditions were sent by the Virginia Company of London. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1788 - Crown Colony of Virginia
June 25, 1788 - Virginia becomes 10th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1849 - Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery and becomes one of the most effective and celebrated members of the Underground Railroad.

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28 April 1758
, Virginia, USA

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USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

News 1765 - New York City hosts a colony conference dealing with the King of England's Stamp Act

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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...


News 1770 - January 19 - Battle of Golden Hill (Lower Manhattan)

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USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...


USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
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USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

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USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
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USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
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USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
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USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
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USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

News 1776 - Virginian Thomas Jefferson wrote Declaration of Independence; Virginia adopted first constitution; declared its independence


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USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
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News 1777 - New York City, long occupied by British troops, was evacuated.

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USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
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USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
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World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

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World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

News January 23, 1780 - The coldest day of the coldest month of record in the northeastern U.S.
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USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
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USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...


News 1785 - New York City named nation's capitol

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USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...


News 1788 - Virginia became 10th U. S. state


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News 1789 - George Washington inaugurated as first U. S. president in New York City

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USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important ...Read MORE...


USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the...Read MORE...


USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...


USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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News 1792 - July 1 - A tremendous storm (a tornado or hurricane) hit Philadelphia and New York City. Many young people were drowned while out boating on that Sunday.

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World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


News 1799 - September 1 - Bank of Manhattan Company opens in NYC (forerunner to Chase Manhattan)

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News 1801 - The popular tabloid New York Post was originally established in 1801 as a Federalist newspaper called the New York Evening Post by Alexander Hamilton, an author of the Federalist papers and the nation’s first secretary of the treasury.

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World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland


USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

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USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

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USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...


World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...


World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.


World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.


World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.


USA 1816 - Year without a summer
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1817 - March 4 - James Monroe (1758-1831) becomes 5th President of the United States
Elected president in 1816 over the Federalist Rufus King, and reelected without opposition in 1820, ...Read MORE...



News January 25, 1821 - The Hudson River was frozen solid during the midst of the coldest winter in forty-one years.
Thousands of persons crossed the ice from New York City to New Jersey, and refreshment taverns were ...Read MORE...


USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...





Death
4 July 1831
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

Name: James Monroe
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Event Date: 04 Jul 1831
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Birth Year (Estimated): 1757
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Cemetery: Marble Cemetery
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"New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," Database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FD1X-9YM : accessed 28 June 2015), James Monroe, 04 Jul 1831; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm .


Name: President James Monroe
Titles and Terms: President
Event Type: Obituary
Event Date: 16 Aug 1902
Event Place: Utah, United States
Gender: Male
Relationship to Deceased: Deceased
Birth Date: 28 Apr 1758
Birth Year: 1758
Death Date: 04 Jul 1831
Death Place: New York City, ,
Newspaper: Intermountain Catholic


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"Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005," Database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:QVSF-KBS6 : accessed 28 June 2015), President James Monroe, 16 Aug 1902; citing Intermountain Catholic, The University of Utah. J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City.

James is buried at: New York City Marble Cemetery * Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA Plot: Vault 147 *Former burial location
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