James Madison

James Madison

Born: March 16, 1751

Died: June 28, 1836

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Biography: James Madison, Jr. was an American statesman and political theorist, the fourth President of the United States. He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States Bill of Rights. He served as a politician much of his adult life.

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Source/Notes: James Madison's "Advice to My Country" (1997 edition), University of Virginia Press - ISBN: 9780813917177
Source/Notes: Federalist No. 51 (1788-02-06) [11] - Federalist Papers (1787-1788)

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