James Monroe

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James Monroe lived in Charlottesville after serving in the Revolutionary War. Monroe was the fifth president of the United States of America (1817–1825)[1].



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Friends with Thomas Jefferson, Monroe moved to Charlottesville to study law under Jefferson (1780 to 1783). Following his presidency, Monroe lived at Monroe Hill, which is now Brown College at Monroe Hill, on the grounds of the University of Virginia[2].

Community History Series

In 1973, the Jefferson Cable Corporation filmed a brief documentary narrated by Bernard Chamberlain describing the history of James Monroe.


References

  1. Web. James Monroe, Wikipedia, retrieved October 30, 2012.
  2. Web. James Monroe, Wikipedia, retrieved October 30, 2012.

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