James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic

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Scott, Foresman/Little, Brown Higher Education, 1990 - Presidents - 201 pages
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Traces the life and career of the fourth President and assesses his contributions to the early history of the United States.

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Review: James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic (Library of American Biography)

User Review  - Heath - Goodreads

Maybe I read it too soon after finishing Caro's "The Power Broker," but this brief account of the life of the third president left me craving more. Excited to dig in to Ketcham's more expansive Madison biography. Read full review

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User Review  - Regina Lindsey - Goodreads

Going into this read my knowledge of Madison was limited to his contribution in moving the nation away from the Articles of Confederation toward the Constitution, his relationship wtih Jefferson, his ... Read full review

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JACK RAKOVE, the William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies and a professor of political science at Stanford University, is one the most distinguished historians of the early American republic. He is the author of, among other books, "Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution, " which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1997. He frequently writes op-ed articles for the "New York Times, " the "Washington Post, " and other major newspapers. He has been an expert witness in Indian land claims litigation and has testified in Congress on impeachment.

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