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James Madison

The Founding Father

Robert A. Rutland (author)

ISBN: 9780826211415

Publication Date: Sep 1997

Format: Paperback

Focusing on the role Madison played at the Continental Congress and in each stage of the formation of the American Republic, this is a portrait of the man regarded as the "father" of civil and religious liberty in the United States. His later years as an elder statesman are also explored.
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This is a portrait of the man who essentially fathered the United States' constitutional guarantees of civil and religious liberty. Focusing on the role Madison played at the Continental Congress and in each stage of the formation of the American Republic, the author also covers Madison's relationship with his beloved wife, Dolley, his 50-year friendship with Thomas Jefferson, and his years as a respected elder statesman after serving as secretary of state and fourth president of the United States.
Illustrations chronology, index, 11 illustrations
Pages 312
Date Published 30 Sep 1997
Publisher University of Missouri Press
Subject/s Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900   History of the Americas   Biography & True Stories  

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