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First 5 Presidents

facts about the first five presidents

George Washington First President; was president when the Bill of Rights were added to the Constitution
John Adams Second President; was not from Virginia, served one term
Thomas Jefferson Third President; bought the Louisiana Territory from France
James Madison Fourth President; president during the War of 1812
James Monroe Fifth President; issued the Monroe Doctrine warning European nations not to interfere in the Western Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere mostly consists of North America, South America, Central America
Washington, D.C. Nations's capital
Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States
Lewis and Clark explored the Louisiana Territory
Effects of War of 1812 U.S. gained the respect of many nations, settled American Indian disputes
Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner
Bombing of Ft. McHenry inspired the writing of the Star Spangled Banner
Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson led this battle and became a war hero
Impressment of U.S. sailors one cause of the War of 1812
Baltimore, Maryland where Ft. McHenry is located
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