VA#8 James Monroe’s Highland

a historic museum at the home of the 5th President of the United States

2050 James Monroe Pkwy
Charlottesville, VA



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

A1: Monroe was hit by a musket ball in his left shoulder at the Battle of Trenton on December 26, 1776.

Question 2

A2: Monroe was appointed Envoy Extraordinary by President Jefferson to assist Robert Livingston in negotiations which resulted in the Louisiana Purchase.

Question 3

A3: The Monroe Doctrine warned European powers not to interfere in the affairs of the Western Hemisphere. It was part of Monroe's seventh address to Congress in December 1823.


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