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James Madison

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The Founding Brother: James Madison

The American Revolution emerge, and new ideas and changes were made from the Founding Brothers. The Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation...were all made and edit from the Founding Brothers. One of the Founding Brothers, did not experience the American revolution. James Madison, a federalist who was a republican-democratic had many goals he wanted to achieved. He looked back and was able to see what aspects of were done wrong and try to renew them for the future of the United States. James Madison, a Founding Brother was the most influential to establish the United States.

James Madison is considered "Father of the Constitution of the United States". He became one of the leading theorist of the republican government. Madison attended the college of New Jersey, which is now Princeton. He urged greatly for independence and a stronger nation for the United States. He also became the fourth president of the United States.

Madison, an American Statesmen had great knowledge of understanding government. In 1776, Madison was elected to the Virginia legislature and became a member of the Virginia Constitutional Committee. Madison had bought the idea of the Bill of Rights up in Congress. It took a while to get them to enact with them. Finally in 1789, Madison had presented his plan of the Bill of Rights to the house. At the end of the debate, the House had passed twelve proposed amendments from Madison. Within the Virginia Constitutional Committee, Madison drafted and help established the Bill of Rights through the First Congress (p.53, Ellis). The Bill of Rights later on became amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

The Articles of Confederation was in need of a...

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...o pay off the debts to Britain. Madison did not like the Jay Treaty and he debated in it. As, a result the United States main neutral with Britain.

James Madison was the powerful was the powerful tool that help form the formation of the Constitution. He had become one of the Founders of the Republican Party during the 1790s. He helped organized the Constitution Convention that dealt with improvements in the federal government and Articles of Confederation. Doing this, by solving all the obstacles that were in the way. Enabling the United States to have a good tone for the future. The Federalist Papers was a book he wrote to spread the importance of the constitution. Made the Virginia Plan that had become the base of a new government. Which benefitted the United States greatly. James Madison was the most instrumental in the establishment of the United States.
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