President Madison


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Noun1.President Madison - 4th President of the United StatesPresident 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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That interest exhausted, I took a survey of the inn's two parlours, which were decorated with coloured prints of Washington, and President Madison, and of a white-faced young lady (much speckled by the flies), who held up her gold neck-chain for the admiration of the spectator, and informed all admiring comers that she was 'Just Seventeen:' although I should have thought her older.
Army was led by Winder, the presence of President Madison, Secretary of State James Monroe and other political elite were giving truth to the old adage, "Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Ever since Thomas Jefferson directed the first census in 1790, the census has collected detailed characteristics about our nation's people, and questions about our economy were added under President Madison in 1810.
Stagg has an easy writing style and describes complex political events well, although I had the feeling that his bias towards President Madison marred the reliability of the narrative.
As a disciple of the Jeffersonian orthodoxy, President Madison occupied a different place than his predecessor in the life cycle of the Democratic-Republican regime that celebrated limited government, states rights, democracy, and strict interpretation of the Constitution.
That's why Jennings's memoirs are notable, particularly because he was so closely linked to President Madison and to the portrait of George Washington, which is considered the White House's most valuable historical object.
The American capital was abandoned by President Madison and his government officers, to say nothing of the troops supposed to defend it.

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