The capital of Liberia is named after which U.S. President?

The capital of Liberia is named after which U.S. President?[su_ad]
-George Washington
-James Monroe
-Thomas Jefferson
-Abraham Lincoln
Answer: Monrovia is the capital city of the West African country of Liberia. Founded in 1822, Monrovia is named in honor of U.S. President James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization of Liberia. Along with Washington, D.C., it is one of two national capitals to be named after a U.S. President. As the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe is known for his “Monroe Doctrine,” disallowing further European colonization in the Americas. Monroe, who died in 1831, was the last of the Founding Fathers.


James Monroe was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fifth President of the United States from 1817 to 1825. Wikipedia
Born: 28 April 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia, United States
Died: 4 July 1831, New York City, New York, United States
Party: Democratic-Republican Party
Presidential term: 4 March 1817 – 4 March 1825
Previous offices: President of the United States (1817–1825), MORE