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James Monroe
(1758-1831) born on
Apr 28
US president (5th). He, as 5th U.S. president, announced the "Monroe Doctrine," 1832 and created the "era of good feeling."
         
   
F
The American continents . . . are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.

R
National honor is national property of the highest value.
A
Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all -- liberty!
N
Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
K
A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Message to Congress, now known as the Monroe Doctrine, 1823.
R: First Inaugural Address, 1817.
A: In "American Anecdotes."
N: On signing the Rus-Bagot Convention, 1818 for U.S.-Great Britian to demilitarize the Great Lakes.
K: In "Ten Years in Washington."
   


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