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James Madison : a life reconsidered

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"This majestic new biography of James Madison explores the astonishing story of a man of vaunted modesty who audaciously changed the world. Among the Founding Fathers, Madison was a true genius of the early republic. Outwardly reserved, Madison was the intellectual driving force behind the Constitution and crucial to its ratification. His visionary political philosophy and rationale for the union of states--so eloquently presented in The Federalist papers--helped shape the country Americans live in today. Along with Thomas Jefferson, Madison would found the first political party in the country's history--the Democratic Republicans. As Jefferson's secretary of state, he managed the Louisiana Purchase, doubling the size of the United States. As president, Madison led the country in its first war under the Constitution, the War of 1812. Without precedent to guide him, he would demonstrate that a republic could defend its honor and independence--and remain a republic still"--

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Avon Free Library 973.510 CHE (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52113300333067
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Bloomfield Public Library B Madison (Text)
Adult Biography
52133300054851
Checked out
04/05/2019
Geneva Public Library 921 MADISON (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
52118300824353
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Sodus Community Library BIO MADISON (Text)
Adult Biographies
52148300368424
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Victor Farmington Library BIO MAD (Text)
Adult Biography
52128300636673
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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 973.51 CHE (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52150300349529
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Wolcott Public Library BIO MADISON (Text)
Adult Biography
52130100344961
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua B MADISON (Text)
Adult Biography
31846002550696
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