JAMES MADISON (1809-1817)

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OVERVIEW:

BORN:
March 16, 1751 (Port Conway,  Virginia)

POLITICAL PARTY:
Democratic Republican

EDUCATION:
College of New Jersey (now Princeton)

CAREER:
Orange County Committee on Safety (1774)
Virginia General Assembly  (1776-1777)
Continental Congress (1780-1783, 1787-1788)
Delegate to Constitutional Convention (1787)
U.S. House of Representatives (1789-1797)
Virginia General Assembly (1799)
Secretary of State (1801-1809)
President (1809-1817)
Delegate to Virginia Constitutional Convention (1829)

DIED:
June 28, 1836 (Montpelier in Orange County, Virginia)

FIRST LADY:

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Dolley Madison

VICE PRESIDENTS:

George Clinton
George Clinton
Elbridge Gerry
Elbridge Gerry

BIOGRAPHIES:

White House
Montpelier
Miller Center
Department of State
American National Biography
Biographical Directory of Congress
Wikipedia

BOOKS:

RESOURCES:

Papers (Library of Congress)
Papers (Founders Online)
Papers (UVA Press)
Madison’s Treasures (Library of Congress)
Speech Archive (Miller Center)
Smithsonian Collection
Online Books (University of Pennsylvania)
The Federalist Papers
American Presidents (C-SPAN)

1808 ELECTION:

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James Madison
Charles C. Pinckney
Charles C. Pinckney

1809 INAUGURATION:

Inaugural Address (1809)
Library of Congress (1809)
Joint Congressional Committee (1809)

1812 ELECTION:

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James Madison (D-R)
DeWitt Clinton
DeWitt Clinton (F)

1813 INAUGURATION:

Inaugural Address (1813)
Library of Congress (1813)
Joint Congressional Committee (1813)

CABINET:

Attorney General:
Richard Rush (1814–1817)
William Pinkney (1811–1814)
Caesar A. Rodney (1807–1811)

Postmaster General:
Return J. Meigs Jr. (1814–1823)
Gideon Granger (1801–1814)

Secretary of the Navy:
Benjamin W. Crowninshield (1815–1818)
William Jones (1813–1814)
Paul Hamilton (1809–1812)

Secretary of State:
James Monroe (1811–1817)
Robert Smith (1809–1811)

Secretary of the Treasury:
William H. Crawford (1816–1825)
Alexander J. Dallas (18141816)
George W. Campbell (1814)
Albert Gallatin (1801–1814)

Secretary of War:
George Graham (1816–1817)
William H. Crawford (1815–1816)
Alexander J. Dallas (1815)
James Monroe (1814–1815)
John Armstrong (1813–1814)
William Eustis (1809–1812)

SUPREME COURT:

Gabriel Duvall (1811-1835)
Joseph Story (1812-1845)

CONGRESS:

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The U.S. Capitol in 1814 after the Burning by the British

Speaker of the House:
Joseph Bradley Varnum (1807-1811)
Henry Clay (1811-1814)
Langdon Cheves (1814-1815)
Henry Clay (1815-1820)

HISTORIC SITES:

Montpelier
Montpelier, the Home of James Madison in Orange, VA.

Montpelier (Virginia)

IMAGE GALLERY:

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ARTICLES:

How James Madison doctored the story of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 (Washington Post)

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