James Madison

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Noun1.James Madison - 4th President of the United StatesJames Madison - 4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)
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Lynn noted that James Madison, considered the father of the Constitution, strongly opposed congressional chaplains.
James Madison, often called the Father of the Constitution, defended the "three-fifths" compromise in Number 54 of The Federalist Papers, also noting that any tendency for the states to overcount population for representation purposes was largely offset by the desire to minimize taxation.
Scarborough argued this was true because, "The father of the Constitution, James Madison, stated while he was drafting the Constitution: `We have staked the entire future of the American civilization not upon the power of government, but upon the capacity of the individual to govern himself, to control himself and sustain himself according to the Ten Commandments of God.
For instance, James Madison, who is often referred to as "the father of the Constitution," wrote in essay #10 of The Federalist Papers that "democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property; and have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.
Indeed, James Madison, rightly celebrated as the Father of the Constitution, warned in The Federalist, No.
Criticising the flaws in the collegium system propounded by a nine- judge bench in 1993 and reiterated in 1998, Rohatgi said "( The) Father of the Constitution Ambedkar would have turned in his grave considering what happened to Article 124 ( relating to appointment of judges to supreme court) in 1993"forcing Justice J Chelameswar, one of the judges, to retort "with all that is happening, he would have by now turned many times in his grave".
In For Love and Liberty, readers will witness the actions of six distinguished citizens who, out of concern for America's future, form the Madison Committee, named for the Father of the Constitution, James Madison.
James Madison, the father of the Constitution, was emphatic in his belief that the Constitution fails to grant the government power to redistribute resources for welfare programs of any kind.
Father of the Constitution James Madison explained in The Federalist, No.
Madison, known as the Father of the Constitution, spent his childhood at Montpelier and retired there with first lady Dolley Madison in 1817 until his death in 1836.
If James Madison was the "the father of the constitution," then John Dickinson was at least a kindly uncle.
James Madison, widely regarded as the father of the Constitution, believed that military chaplains were unconstitutional.