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.
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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 ...
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Amendments to the Virginia Declaration of Rights
Speech in the Federal Convention on the Revisionary
Speech in the Federal Convention on the General
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