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James Madison

James Madison was the fourth president of the United States. He was also a chronicler of the Constitutional Convention and a writer of the Federalist Papers. He was also president during the War of 1812. Find out more about this famous president.


James Madison: A Study in Success
This fun, illustrated article tells you all about Madison and his many roles in the development of the United States.

James Madison: White House Biography
This is the official biography of the Fourth President, James Madison, from the official White House website.

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

James Madison Biography
From Americanpresident.org, this entertaining, informative biography brings Madison to life. The detail here is amazing, and it's all easy to read.

The Federalist Papers No. 10
Learn more about Madison's political thinking. He wrote this Federalist Paper, which discourages "factions," or deliberately nasty political parties.

James Madison--His Legacy
The university that bears his name tells you more about this great man. Find out what made him such a great president.

James Madison--The Federalist Biography
Read his life story. Discover for yourself what motivated this man to become one of his country's great heroes.

James Madison Museum
This museum is dedicated to preserving the memory and accomplishments of Madison, the United States's fourth president. Find out how his political philosophy changed enough over time. Read some of his best writings.

Fun Facts about James Madison
Learn fun and not-so-well-known facts about President James Madison.

Money, an Essay by James Madison
This fun little essay says a lot about Madison and the way he thought about things. He proves himself quite knowledgeable, both in economics and in political philosophy.

Dolley Madison
Find out about Dolley, James Madison's wife and one of the country's most entertaining First Ladies!

Papers of James Madison
You can read just about everything the great man ever wrote. This collection is massive and impressive!

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