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|James Madison Jr.
of the United States
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James Madison, the fourth President of the United States (1809-1817), was born in 1751.
He grew up in Orange County, Virginia and attended Princeton (known at the time as The College of New Jersey).
Madison was a student of history and government, and well versed in law. A distinct honor, Madison took part in the framing of the Virginia Constitution (1776), and later served in the Continental Congress and the Virginia Assembly.
Along with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, he helped ratify the Constitution through the writing of the "Federalist Papers" essays. He also helped form the Bill of Rights and Republican Party (known as the Jeffersonian Party).
March 16, 1751
1780 – 1783
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