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James Monroe

Biography of Secretary of State, James Monroe

James Monroe was appointed by President James Madison as Secretary of State on April 2, 1811. Monroe assumed duty on April 6, 1811, and served until March 3, ...Read More >>

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On August 20, 1968, the Soviet Union led Warsaw Pact troops in an invasion of Czechoslovakia.

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