More about James Madison
- Along with John Jay and Alexander Hamilton, he was a co-author of the Federalist Papers.
- When the British Army invaded Washington during the War of 1812, Dolley Madison rescued a portrait of George Washington, along with other valuables from the White House, and fled the city.
- When he took office, there were 7 million people living in the United States.
- "A popular Government without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy; or, perhaps both."
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