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Topic - James Monroe
President Obama meets Tuesday with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos — the first Latin American leader to visit the White House since Secretary of State John F. Kerry declared the death of the Monroe Doctrine.
July 11 marked the anniversary of the birth of John Quincy Adams in 1767, sixth president of the United States and son of the second president, John Adams.
Steve Vogel's "The Perilous Fight" is probably the best piece of military history that I have read or reviewed in the past five years. It is the story of the last six weeks of the war between Great Britain and the United States that began in 1812.
Who is the only president buried in Washington, D.C.? How many presidents served in the military? Here's the answers and more about America's commander in chief.
Once upon a time, a State of the Union speech occasionally produced something memorable. James Monroe, in his seventh try, came up with the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, which would be the cornerstone of American foreign policy for decades.
Hillary Rodham Clinton got an early valentine from President Obama, leaving Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to celebrate Groundhog Day alone. Perhaps the veep sees a shadow already (you can't blame him for looking over his shoulder), and he'll burrow underground.
There's a sour note in the legacy of bluegrass music legend Bill Monroe, as the man who runs an annual festival in Monroe's honor is locked in a legal battle with the county over who gets to use Monroe's name.
In 1766 there was an estimated population of 2.5 million people in the 13 British Colonies in America. If you remove the women and children and then the Tories with their women and children, you had no more than half a million males, most of whom were semiliterate agriculturists. A small group of well-educated lawyers and occasional government officials helped hold the country together, and from that group came the men we know as the Founding Fathers.
When a book containing George Washington's personal copies of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights was first sold at a Philadelphia auction house in 1876, it was purchased for $13 — about $277 in today's value. Times have changed.
President Obama recently issued his 20th presidential signing statement, this time to an addendum to the sprawling National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2012. The president notably took issue with provisions that deal with the detention, interrogation and prosecution of suspected terrorists.
You don't have to be a "mainline" Christian cleric who preaches to empty pews to think the angry skepticism of Barack Obama's faith has gone a rant too far. But it helps.
"How long will it take," I thought, as I watched coverage of the collapsed bridge outside Minneapolis, "before someone blames President Bush?" It turns out, not long.
He warned European powers against trying to reassert their colonial empires in Latin America at a time when many countries in Central and South America had won independence from Portugal or Spain.
He wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" as an exact description of the battle.