James Monroe Important Events

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  • The Rush-Bagot Agreement

    The Rush-Bagot  Agreement
    The Rush-Bagot Agreement was an agreement between the United States and Great Britain. It was made to reduce the country's burgeoning naval fleets stationed in the Great Lakes. The main goal of this agreement was to prevent another war.
  • Monroe Tours New Englad

    Monroe Tours New Englad
    On June 1, 1817, Monroe went on a six-week tour to New England. This tour ushered "the era of good feelings" by invoking things related to the War of Independence and focusing more on the people's common victories and backgrounds.
  • Anglo(British)-American Convention

    Anglo(British)-American Convention
    American and British diplomats make a treaty solving some of the big issues of the War of 1812. The nations agree on a northern border of the Louisiana Purchase, fixed at the 49th parallel, from the Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains. The agreement reflected the easing of diplomatic tensions that had led to the War of 1812 and marked the beginning of Anglo-American cooperation.
  • The Panic of 1819

    The Panic of 1819
    The Panic of 1819 starts to take place, it was a financial panic swept across the country. It was caused by many things including over expansion of credit during the post war years.
  • Debates over Missouri statehood

    Debates over Missouri statehood
    James Tallmadge, from New York, suggested an amendment to the statehood bill that would have eventually ended slavery in Missouri and set the enslaved workers in Missouri free.
  • The Transcontinental Treaty

    The Transcontinental Treaty
    The Transcontinental Treaty was a treaty between the United States and Spain. It ceded Florida to the U.S. and marked the boundary between the United States and New Spain.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise passed Congress in 1820, it made Missouri a slave state and stopped slavery from the Louisiana Territory north of the 36°30' parallel.
  • Monroe reelected

    Monroe reelected
    James Monroe got re-elected as President of the United States, getting 231 electoral votes to John Quincy Adams's. Vice President Tompkins also served a second term.
  • Military Establishment Act

    Military Establishment Act
    Monroe signed the Military Establishment Act, which reduced
    the Army's manpower by 40 percent to 6,126 men.
  • Monroe Doctrine Announced

    Monroe Doctrine Announced
    When rumors started spreading that Spain was going to reclaim their colonies with their allies' help, America started getting alarmed. By November 1823, Monroe decided that the United States needed to begin a unilateral declaration in response to the chance of the Spanish monarchy trying to recover its colonial empire in the Americas. The Monroe Doctrine warned European countries that the U.S. would not tolerate further colonization or puppet monarchs.
  • Tariff of 1824

    Tariff of 1824
    Tariff of 1824 was a protective tariff in the United States made to protect American industry from cheaper British goods, especially iron products, wool and cotton textiles, and agricultural goods.
  • Monroe concedes to Indian removal

    Monroe concedes to Indian removal
    Because he wasn't able to change the demands of the Georgia congressional delegation, Monroe decides that the only way to lessen Indian concerns is to remove them west of Mississippi.