"The public lands are a public stock, which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation."
James Monroe was born on April 28 1758 in Wesmoreland in Virginia, he became the fifth president of United States in 1817 and was reelected in 1821 just after his first mandate. He is considered as a founding father of the United States thanks to his "Monroe doctrine" and the last American president of "virginia dinasty"
He succeeds James Madison and precedes John Quincy Adams. He is not the most famous president ,but we know him thanks to his "Monroe doctrine " when he proclams that United States doesn't need of european colonies. James Monroe died there from heart failure and tuberculosis the July 4, 1831 in New York at the age of 73 years. He is the third president died on July 4, Independence Day in the United States.
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