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Unformatted text preview: James Maury - James Maury was an Anglican clergyman who served as the teenage Jefferson's tutor for two years. He also taught Dabney Carr and, later, James Monroe. James Monroe - James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States, serving from 1817-1825. Fresh out of college, he saw action in the Revolutionary War, and later studied law under Jefferson. During Jefferson's administrations, he served as a foreign minister, playing a key role in the negotiation of the Louisiana Purchase. Under President Madison, Monroe served as Secretary of State. During his own administrations, Monroe's crucial actions were to sign the Missouri Compromise and issue the Monroe Doctrine under advice from John Quincy Adams. Lord North - Lord North served as Prime Minister of Parliament from 1770-1782. His close relationship with King George III ensured his longevity in office, but was not...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08
- Common Sense