Madison James

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, James 1751-1836.
The fourth president of the United States (1809-1817). A member of the Continental Congress (1780-1783) and the Constitutional Convention (1787), he strongly supported ratification of the Constitution and was a contributor to The Federalist Papers (1787-1788), which argued for the effectiveness of the proposed constitution. His presidency was marked by the War of 1812.

Mad′i·so′ni·an (-sō′nē-ən) adj.
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Amy Beecroft, Madison James, Aaron Soomal, Ryan Mills, Jacub Rayski and Jakob Bannister, all aged between 11 and 12 years old, scored more than 160 in their test.
Madison James, 12, from Streetly, said: "I have made lots of progress this year and this makes me want to achieve even more.
PARTY TIME Enjoying the Jubilee celebrations in Cardiff were residents in Avondale Crescent, Grangetown, left, Debbie Price, Phoenix James, Tamara Summerhayes and Madison James in Llanmaes Street, Grangetown, below left, and Inez White and Christine Williams of Four Elms Court, Newport Road.

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