entangling alliances with none." And John Quincy Adams, despite being author of the doctrine that carries President Monroe's name, sounded like the worst isolationist of all when he said America "goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
In 1824, the ACS established the colony of Liberia, changing the capital city's name to Monrovia, after President Monroe. From 1822 to 1867 the ACS assisted in the repatriation of 19,000 people, including 4,540 who were freeborn, 7,000 who were released from slavery and 5,700 who were recaptured from slave vessels.
Arguments among women about etiquette had such serious political and diplomatic consequences that President Monroe had to convene a Cabinet meeting to discuss which women were required to pay calls and on whom.
The Harper's Ferry Class LSD is the second Navy ship to bear that name and carries the motto "Nations' Protector." It was derived from the Monroe Doctrine which was penned by President Monroe at his home in Oak Hill.