As the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe purchased Florida from Spain, extended the country's territory into the Pacific Northwest, helped control sectional tensions and asserted the primacy of the Unite... More »

Former President James Monroe had four siblings. He had a sister, Elizabeth Buckner, and three brothers whose names were Andrew, Spence and Joseph Jones. James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States elected ... More »

James Monroe, the country's fifth president served two terms as president, with his first term known as the "Era of Good Feelings." He won the election with all but one electoral vote, running on the campaign slogan "Mon... More »

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James Monroe, the country's fifth president served two terms as president, with his first term known as the "Era of Good Feelings." He won the election with all but one electoral vote, running on the campaign slogan "Mon... More »

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James Madison's accomplishments include writing the Federalist Papers, playing a major role in the creation of the U.S. Constitution and serving as the fourth president of the United States of America. During his tenure ... More »

Martin Van Buren's primary accomplishment was serving as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. Van Buren previously served as vice president and secretary of state. More »

James Madison became president of the United States when he won the 1808 election, defeating Charles C. Pinckney and George Clinton. He won almost 70 percent of the electoral votes. More »