Map of United States in 1795 after the Louisiana Purchase.


During his lifetime, James Monroe traveled all over eastern America and European. These travels were made from the time he was a young man through his presidency. This map takes those travels and puts them into an engaging presentation. The information is provided by Dan Preston’s page, “Chronology” that is on the James Monroe Museum Website.

Portrait of James Monroe.


James Monroe led a very long and eventful life. This timeline follows Monroe, one of the founding fathers, through his life as he climbs the political ladder to president. It follows his political and personal life to give you a deeper look into his experiences.