James Madison

4th President: 1809-1817


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Birth: March 16, 1751 at Port Conway, King George County, Virginia

Photographs of Madison Birthplace

King George County, Virginia website

Death: June 28, 1836 at Montpelier, Viginia

Gravesite information from American Presidents.org

Picture of Grave



White House biography

Congressional biography

Biography from infoplease.com

James Madison - The Great Events of His Era - from James Madison University

James Madison: Godfather of the Constitution by Bruce G. Kauffmann


Liberty and Learning: The Essential James Madison

The Federalist Papers

James Madison: A Biography

American Compact : James Madison and the Problem of Founding

James Madison : Writings

Power Versus Liberty : Madison, Hamilton, Wilson, and Jefferson

The Republic of Letters : The Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison 1776-1826

The Last of the Fathers : James Madison and the Republican Legacy

The Presidency of James Madison

Dolley Payne Todd Madison : 1768-1849

Search for books about James Madison


List by infoplease.com

James Monroe - Secretary of State

Election Results/Presidential Campaign


Opponents: Charles C. Pinckney (F), George Clinton(DR)



Opponent: DeWitt Clinton (F)


1808 & 1812 Campaign and Election History

Events during Madison’s administration and lifetime

Outline of events during Madison’s administration

Military service

The Federalist Papers

Constitutional Convention

Secretary of State

Marbury vs. Madison

War of 1812

First lady and family

Dolley Madison biography from the White House

Pictures of Dolley Madison from the Library of Congress

Dolley Madison Project

Todd House – Dolley Todd Madison home in Philadelphia


Brian Tompsett’s US President genealogy page

National Society of James Madison Family Descendants


James Madison page from C-SPAN

The James Madison Center – James Madison University

A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison by Paul Jennings

The Thought of James Madison


National Historic Sites/State Historic Sites/Landmarks/Places to Visit

James Madison Birthplace - King George County, Virginia

Montpelier – Montpelier, Virginia

James Madison Museum – Orange, Virginia

The James Madison Memorial Building – Washington, D.C.

Madison Bust at the Virginia State Capitol Rotunda – Richmond, Virginia


Pictures from the Library of Congress

Portrait from C-SPAN


The James Madison Papers at the Library of Congress

The Papers of James Madison at the University of Virginia

Federalist Papers

Notes from the Constitutional Convention

Inaugural Addresses, State of the Union speeches, and other documents

The Papers of James Madison from Yale University Law School

First Inaugural Address and background from Bartelby.com

Second Inaugural Address and background from Bartelby.com


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Elbridge Gerry biography


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