A history of the first years of the War of 1812 follows, highlighting the failure of American offensives against Canada as well as establishing the dire predicament of President James Madison
Prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States by President James Madison
, he served as the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and as a member of the United States Congress.
Dolley Madison, wife of President James Madison
, was the Jackie Kennedy of her day.
Samuel was a captain, major, colonel and general; spent three years in the Kentucky legislature; was major general of the Kentucky militia; and served under President James Madison
in the War of 1812.
WASHINGTON -- Homes of slaves who served President James Madison
at his Montpelier estate in Virginia will be rebuilt for the first time over the next five years, along with other refurbishments to the home of one of the nation's Founding Fathers, thanks to a $10 million gift announced Saturday.
Against which country did President James Madison
of the USA declare war on, on June 18, 1812?
At around noon on the 24th of August, 1814, President James Madison
and his cabinet watched the approaching British Army, under the command of Major General Robert Ross and Vice Admiral George Cockburn, from the heights overlooking Bladensburg, Maryland, and the Potomac River.
Kennedy but also President James Madison
, known as the 'Father of the Bill of Rights,' spoke of the benefits to both institutions of the 'total separation of the Church from the State.
Such was the lack of preparedness that President James Madison
inherited from his fellow Virginian and immediate predecessor in the White House, Thomas Jefferson.
President James Madison
also studied Hebrew, electing to spend an additional, post-graduate year to focus on it.
On June 18, 1812, President James Madison
signed a declaration of war against Britain--an act that ultimately preserved American independence.
Mordecai Noah, sent by President James Madison
as a consul to the Kingdom of Tunis in 1813, was rejected by that country's Muslim rulers, in part on religious grounds.