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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In the Congress of the Confederation, the master minds of James Madison and Alexander Hamilton were constantly engaged through the closing years of the Revolutionary War and those of peace which immediately succeeded.
The second essay titled "A Contemporary Analysis of James Madison's Concerns about Maldistribution of Wealth and Its Relationship to the Survival of Free Government", for example, is an in-depth analysis of Madison's deeply held belief that peace and distribution of wealth are inseparable.
James Madison was arrested on Monday and held in custody charged with robbing a bank the previous day.
James Madison and the struggle for the Bill of Rights.
"Self-interest is the engine of government," said James Madison. The framers of the Constitution realized that those who hold legislative office and those who petition government would be doing so, not for the common good, but in pursuit of their own particular self-interests.
That doctrine was born of a hard-fought struggle in colonial and post-revolutionary America and inspired by visionary leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
Capitol, the James Madison Memorial Library in Washington DC, and the U.S.
Located in the Black Hills region, the City of Presidents is a close neighbor to Mount Rushmore, and after visitors stand in awe of the magnificently giant mountain carving, they can look eye to eye with James Madison, John Tyler, Dwight Eisenhower or Jimmy Carter in Rapid City.
Professors at James Madison University (Va.) are pursuing the idea of recycling waste vegetable oil (WVO) from campus kitchens into biodiesel for campus vehicles.
Penn State's investigation of Portland may be over, but she still faces a court-appointed mediation session with former player Jennifer Harris--now at Virginia's James Madison University--who sued Portland in December.
By this point, Jefferson had written his draft of the Virginia statute of religious freedom, and he and James Madison were known as the strictest proponents of keeping government and religion far apart.
"James Madison advised in Federalist 47 that 'the accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.' The assumption of power by an unchecked Executive, who arrogantly believes that he can seize the authority to spy on innocent Americans and wantonly violate the Fourth Amendment, is the beginning of the tyranny Madison so feared."