James Madison

James Madison

  • He was the Fourth President with Thomas Jefferson coming before him and James Monroe after him.
  • Madison had two vice presidents, George Clinton and Elbridge Gerry.
  • He served four years in office.
  • He was part of the Republican Party.          
  • Was born in Port Conway Virginia.                                               
Where James Madison went to college.


  • Was born in Port Conway, Virginia on March 16, 1751.
  • He was a sickly child who never strayed far from his mother’s side.
  • He was extremely into books and the studies of classical language as a child.
Constitutional Convention


  • Mainly known for being the lead writer of the constitution.
  • Wrote the first draft of the United States constitution.
  • Co-wrote the federalist papers and sponsored the bill of rights.
  • Initated the War of 1812.
James Madison memorial.


  • James Madison death was declared debility, most likely tuberculosis.
  • He died in Montpelier estate in orange County, Virginia at 85 years old.
  • What people don’t know suffered from psychosomatic, or stress-induced seizures,similar to epileptic fits that plagued him on and off through his youth.

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