James Madison was the 4th president of the United States as well as the Secretary of State under Thomas Jefferson. He played a large role in planning and drafting the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and is considered... More »

James Madison was the fourth American president, the writer of the first drafts of the U.S. Constitution, and the founder of the Democratic-Republican party. James Madison was just 5 feet and 4 inches tall, and prone to ... More »

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As the wife of the fourth U.S. president, Dolley Madison made a significant impact on shaping American political traditions. She opened the first Inaugural Ball to the public and saved many valuable items from the White ... More »

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James Madison's accomplishments include writing the Federalist Papers, playing a major role in the creation of the U.S. Constitution and serving as the fourth president of the United States of America. During his tenure ... More »

James Madison was the fourth American president, the writer of the first drafts of the U.S. Constitution, and the founder of the Democratic-Republican party. James Madison was just 5 feet and 4 inches tall, and prone to ... More »

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James Madison became president of the United States when he won the 1808 election, defeating Charles C. Pinckney and George Clinton. He won almost 70 percent of the electoral votes. More »

James Madison served two terms as President of the United States and was one of the founding fathers of the country. Madison was one of the representatives for Virginia at the 1787 Constitution Convention and is credited... More »