James Madison Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach James Madison.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 9 Literature Criticisms
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Encyclopedia Articles (6)

1,764 words, approx. 6 pages
Constitution: Creating a Republic In early 1788, in defense of the proposed constitution, James Madison wrote in Federalist Paper 51: "If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If a... Read more
881 words, approx. 3 pages
Madison, James (b. March 16, 1751; d. June 28, 1836) Father of the U.S. Constitution, coauthor of The Federalist, draftsman of the Bill of Rights, and fourth President of the United States (1809&#x20... Read more
3,277 words, approx. 11 pages
James Madison Born March 16, 1751Port Conway, VirginiaDied June 28, 1836Orange County, Virginia President of the United States, secretary of state, congressman "The right of electing the me... Read more
5,773 words, approx. 20 pages
Madison, James Born March 16, 1751 (Port Conway, Virginia) Died June 28, 1836 (Montpelier, Virginia) U.S. president, secretary of state Between 1780 and 1817, James Madison's overriding goal wa... Read more
2,968 words, approx. 10 pages
Madison, James Excerpt from "The Virginia Plan" Delivered to the Constitutional Convention on May 29, 1787 Published in Documents of American History, edited by Henry S. Commager, 1943 I... Read more
9,937 words, approx. 34 pages
James Madison is remembered as "the Father of the Constitution." He helped arrange the convention of 1787 at which the Constitution was written. He was a leading promoter and defender of the document ... Read more