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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Congress and the Madison administration expected a quick victory by ending British control over Canada.
During the war, the British adopted a strategy for raiding the Chesapeake area in order to turn local residents against the Madison administration and divert regular soldiers from the Canadian campaign, but was this plan ultimately successful?
Lewis had trouble with the Madison administration, with his secretary Frederick Bates, with the War Department, and with women.