The Complete State of the Union Addresses of James Madison

The Complete State of the Union Addresses of James Madison James Madison was an American politician and the fourth President of the United States and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States Considered to be the Father of the C

  • Title: The Complete State of the Union Addresses of James Madison
  • Author: James Madison
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  • Page: 460
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  • James Madison 1751 1836 , was an American politician and the fourth President of the United States 1809 1817 , and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States Considered to be the Father of the Constitution, he was the principal author of the document In 1788, he wrote over a third of the Federalist Papers, still the most influential commentary on the ConstitutiJames Madison 1751 1836 , was an American politician and the fourth President of the United States 1809 1817 , and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States Considered to be the Father of the Constitution, he was the principal author of the document In 1788, he wrote over a third of the Federalist Papers, still the most influential commentary on the Constitution As a leader in the first Congresses, he drafted many basic laws and was responsible for the first ten amendments to the Constitution said to be based on the Virginia Declaration of Rights , and thus is also known as the Father of the Bill of Rights As a political theorist, Madison s most distinctive belief was that the new republic needed checks and balances to limit the powers of special interests, which Madison called factions He believed very strongly that the new nation should fight against aristocracy and corruption and was deeply committed to creating mechanisms that would ensure republicanism in the United States.

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