American Presidents

American Presidents: Life Portraits Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity

James Madison

Meet the 4th president!
Among James Madison's papers was an article intended for posthumous (what does posthumous mean?) publication. In the papers he pleaded that the Union of the States be __________ and ______________.

Look closer
Look at the picture of James Madison. What thoughts come to mind when looking at his picture? Consider his facial expressions, his posture and attire. What messages are being communicated through his nonverbal expressions?

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