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James Madison: Writings

James Madison: Writings

  • Title: James Madison: Writings
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  • ISBN : 9781883011666
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 966 pages


Pulitzer Prize winning historian Rakove history and American studies, Stanford U made the selections and supplies notes for this one volume collection of Madison s works Arranged chronologically, it contains almost 200 documents written between 1772, the year after Madison s graduation from Princeton, and his death in 1836 Included are all 29 of Madison s contribution Pulitzer Prize winning historian Rakove history and American studies, Stanford U made the selections and supplies notes for this one volume collection of Madison s works Arranged chronologically, it contains almost 200 documents written between 1772, the year after Madison s graduation from Princeton, and his death in 1836 Included are all 29 of Madison s contributions to The Federalist as well as speeches and letters that illuminate his role in framing and ratifying the Constitution Also represented are early writings on religious freedom correspondence with figures such as Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Monroe writings from his terms as secretary of state and president and letters and essays written during retirement


Author James Madison

James Madison, Jr was an American politician and the fourth President of the United States 1809 1817 , and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States Madison was the last founding father to die Considered to be the Father of the Constitution , he was the principal author of the document In 1788, he wrote over a third of the Federalist Papers, still the most influential commentary on th




James Madison: Writings Reviews (6)

  • A few interesting nuggets the Virginia Resolution, his not particularly successful attempt to disassociate said Resolution with South Carolina s nullification threats, and an interesting presidential veto of a highway bill because building highways is not in the limit of regulating commerce , but hi [..]

  • Not an easy read, but richly rewarding It was Madison s political genius, his inherent skepticism about human nature, and his deep understanding of the history of democracy that were the underpinnings of the US constitution This collection of his writings brings the man to life warts and all in a wa [..]

  • James Madison Speaks For HimselfThe American Founders are receiving a great deal of merited attention in popular histories such as John Adams and The Founding Brothers These books have the merits of readability and accessibility They provide knowledge and historical context of the early days of our [..]

  • this guy, he s just the best.This book has become such an amazing reference for me I find myself reading the news these days and thinking my man Madison wrote something about that then I have to go find it This man was just so PRACTICAL I m awed at his pragmatism And I m saddened that people don t [..]

  • This is a remarkable collection of writings that any student of American history must read at some point It took me over a year of careful reading a several times a week to get through this assortment of documents representing the writings of the, Father of the Constitution. [..]

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