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James Madison

a biography

by Ralph Louis Ketcham

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Madison, James, 1751-1836.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ralph Ketcham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE342 .K46 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 753 p. :
      Number of Pages753
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2225536M
      ISBN 100813912652
      LC Control Number89070418

      James Madison wrote many essays called the Federalist Papers to help convince states to ratify the Constitution and join the United States. These papers described the benefits of a strong and united federal government. Madison served four terms in the United States Congress. The fourth U.S. president, James Madison believed in a robust yet balanced federal government and is known as the "Father of the Constitution." James Madison was one of America's founding fathers Born: Mar 16,

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His Virginia Plan furnished the basic framework and guiding principles of the Constitution. He collaborated on the Federalist papers and sponsored the Bill of Rights.