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  James Madison "Godfather of the Constitution" - The Early America Review, Summer 1997
In particular Madison and others had been dismayed by the threat to property rights that was posed when a majority of debtors would join forces and prevail upon their legislatures to pass laws protecting them from the debts they owed creditors.
Madison's point, which was later fleshed out in letters to Jefferson and George Washington, and finally in Federalist 10, was that in a larger republic there was much less likelihood of the tyranny of the majority that had wreaked such havoc under the old Articles.
Madison's language, that Congress would have the power to declare war, while the executive would have the power to wage war, seemed the most practical solution and remained true to the respective roles that the convention had envisioned for each of the two branches.
www.earlyamerica.com /review/summer97/madison.html   (4289 words)

  James Madison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madison was born in Port Conway, Virginia on March 16, 1751.
Madison's plantation life was made possible by his paternal great-great-grandfather, James Madison, who utilized Virginia's headright system to import a significant number of indentured servants, thereby allowing him to accumulate a large tract of land.
Madison led the unsuccessful attempt to block Hamilton's proposed Bank of the United States, arguing the new Constitution did not explicitly allow the federal government to form a bank.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/James_Madison   (2092 words)

 Madison, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madison was incorporated as a village in 1846, with a population of 626.
Madison is home to an extensive and varied number of print publications for a city that reflect the city's role as the state capital and diverse political, cultural and academic population.
Madison is also known unfortunately as the location of the untimely deaths of Teresa McGovern (a Madison resident and daughter of presidential candidate George McGovern) and Otis Redding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Madison,_Wisconsin   (5584 words)

 Madison, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The area in Madison north of Kings Road was in Hanover Township and the area to the south is Morris Township.
Later, in 1806, Chatham Township was formed, comprising the present Madison, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, and Florham Park, and thus the political division of the village was ended.
Madison is served by Madison High School, which also serves the residents of the neighboring township of Harding, New Jersey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Madison,_New_Jersey   (1295 words)

 USA: James Madison
In 1780 Madison was chosen to represent Virginia in the Continental Congress (1780-83 and 1786-88).
Madison, who was rarely absent and whose Virginia Plan was in large part the basis of the Constitution, tirelessly advocated a strong government, though many of his proposals were rejected.
Madison died at the age of 85 in 1836, survived by his wife and stepson.
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 Biography of James Madison
At his inauguration, James Madison, a small, wizened man, appeared old and worn; Washington Irving described him as "but a withered little apple-John." But whatever his deficiencies in charm, Madison's buxom wife Dolley compensated for them with her warmth and gaiety.
A student of history and government, well-read in law, he participated in the framing of the Virginia Constitution in 1776, served in the Continental Congress, and was a leader in the Virginia Assembly.
Madison made a major contribution to the ratification of the Constitution by writing, with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, the Federalist essays.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/jm4.html   (603 words)

 Internet Public Library: POTUS
Biography focusing on Madison's contribution to the Constitution of the United States.
Madison was the first president who had prior service as a congressman.
Madison was the first president to wear long trousers.
www.ipl.org /div/potus/jmadison.html   (489 words)

 James Madison
Madison was influential in the Constitutional Convention as leader of the group favoring a strong central government and as recorder of the debates; and he subsequently wrote, in collaboration with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, the
Madison's domestic program capitulated to the Hamiltonian policies that he had resisted 20 years before and he now signed bills to establish a United States Bank and a higher tariff.
James MADISON - MADISON, James (1751—1836) MADISON, James, a Delegate and a Representative from Virginia and...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0760589.html   (570 words)

 Madison Indiana Historic Rivertown of Madison in Jefferson County Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The City of Madison, Indiana, welcomes you to "the most beautiful small town in the Midwest." Historic Madison is located in Jefferson County on the banks of the Ohio River.
Surrounded by breath-taking natural beauty, Madison is known for its historic architecture as well as its long tradition as a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Madison, Indiana, was settled in the early 1800's by pioneers floating down the Ohio River looking for new opportunity.
www.madisonindiana.org /city   (256 words)

 Madison County, Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Madison County was named in honor of Founding Father James Madison in 1827, when it was chartered as Florida’s largest county.
The City of Madison is the County Seat and was named for Madison C. Livingston, who donated the first parcel of land to create the city on May 2, 1838.
The population of Madison is currently approximately 18, 862.
mylocalgov.com /MadisonCountyFL   (207 words)

Bishop Morlino on the reinstatement of busing in Madison
MADISON -- Some 70,000 households throughout the Diocese of Madison will be asked to give their input on determining potential funding for various diocesan projects, including the building of a cathedral.
MADISON -- Project Rachel is the abortion-healing outreach of the Catholic Church, started in Milwaukee in 1984 and since spread across the nation and the world.
www.madisondiocese.org   (291 words)

 City of Madison, Wisconsin - Official Site
For several years, the City of Madison, the Urban Open Space Foundation and stakeholder groups have discussed and planned for the creation of a Central Park.
Madison has the opportunity to distinguish itself by making visionary improvements to conditions for bicyclists in the City.
As Part of the City of Madison's Sesquicentennial Celebration, twelve historical markers were placed in and around the downtown.
www.ci.madison.wi.us   (548 words)

 The James Madison Papers - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)
They document the life of the man who came to be known as the "Father of the Constitution" through correspondence, personal notes, drafts of letters and legislation, an autobiography, legal and financial documents, and miscellaneous manuscripts.
Beginning with a selection of his father's letters, the series moves through Madison's years as a student, and as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates and include extensive notes of the debates during his three-year term in the Continental Congress (1779-82).
Notes and a memoranda document Madison's pivotal role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and the Virginia ratification convention of 1788.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/collections/madison_papers   (303 words)

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Madison, New Jersey - Weichert Realtors View color photos, virtual tours and thousands of open houses.
The Duo with Tuck & Patti, Madison, WI (Dec 15)Overture Center in Madison, WI.
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Named after James Madison, 4th President of the United States, Madison County is located in central Ohio between Columbus and Springfield.
Madison County ranks fourth in both soybean and corn production throughout the state of Ohio.
Madison County Attractions include Madison Lake State Park, the Red Brick Tavern, Rails to Trails, the Jonathan Alder Cabin, and the State and National Scenic River Big Darby Creek.
www.co.madison.oh.us   (129 words)

 SGI - Press Releases: SGI Altix 3000 Screams on Upcoming Itanium 2 'Madison' Processor Running 64-bit Technical ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A battery of real-world application benchmark tests confirms the dominant performance and price/performance advantage of the SGI Altix systems, which are up to 130% faster-more than double the speed of the closest competing system.
The impressive performance results reported from running Amber and STAR-CD on the Madison processor were achieved by using SGI® Message Passing Toolkit (MPT), the highly tuned SGI message passing interface (MPI) library that provides versions of industry-standard message-passing libraries optimized for SGI systems.
SGI is poised to ship Altix 3000 systems with supported supercluster configurations of 4 to 128 Madison processors as soon as the new processors are commercially available.
www.sgi.com /company_info/newsroom/press_releases/2003/may/madison.html   (1787 words)

 Madison County, Iowa - Home of the Bridges of Madison County and Birthplace of John Wayne
For a map of Madison County and Winterset, showing covered bridge locations, movie sites and other area attractions, click here.
The Madison County Historical Society maintains a complex on 18 spacious acres on the south side of Winterset with an extensive museum and 14 historic buildings, including the Bevington-Kaser Mansion pictured to the left.
When you become a member of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce you are also joining the world’s largest business federation, the United States Chamber of Commerce.
www.madisoncounty.com   (599 words)

 Madison on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MADISON [Madison] river, 183 mi (295 km) long, rising in Yellowstone National Park, NW Wyo., and flowing W then N through SW Montana to join the Jefferson and Gallatin rivers at the Three Forks of the Missouri.
Madison Square Garden once again ranks as the top arena of the year..
The exterior of the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/M/MadisonR1iv.asp   (709 words)

 Madison News
Local news for Madison, WI continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
The owners of Door Creek and The Farm golf courses are seeking village approval to convert them to residential subdivisions.
Their music commands a sonic range marked by the dose of straightforward rock A'nA' roll in A"Son in His SkyA" to the power-pop feel of A"YellowA" to the groove-infused A"DOTA" and back to the heavy rockinA'...
www.topix.net /city/madison-wi   (581 words)

 James Madison University - Home
Representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, AMVETS, Ladies Auxiliary and POW-MIA Riders joined with officials from James Madison University, the City of Harrisonburg and U.S. Representative Bob Goodlatte on Sunday to honor local veterans.
President Rose announced the expansion of the existing veterans’ memorial which is dedicated to those who gave their lives during World War II.
Madison on Diversity and Democracy," Dr. Cheryl Talley, JMU associate professor of psychology
www.jmu.edu   (335 words)

 "FSBO"-For Sale By Owner-Real Estate-Madison Wisconsin-Houses-Madison WI-Madison Wis-"fsbo"-for ...
FSBO Madison's effectiveness in marketing FSBO homes has been highlighted in the New York Times in a June 8, 2007 article.
FSBO (for sale by owner) is not for everyone, but it is for most of us, as evidenced by the huge numbers in the Madison area who have done it successfully.
All content found on the For Sale By Owner Madison website is subject to the US Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 as amended.
www.fsbomadison.com   (283 words)

 Madison Magazine :: The Magazine of Lifestyle and Business :: Madison, Wisconsin
There’s nothing like a fresh coat of paint to transform your living space (or for that matter, your state of mind).
Join Madison Magazine and Wisbusiness.com for the next Madison Business Luncheon at the Madison Club, Tuesday, November 6, 2007.
A guide to charitable events in Madison and the surrounding area.
www.madisonmagazine.com   (148 words)

 Madison Virginia (VA) Chamber of Commerce - Home
The Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Madison will be hosting the Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 1st at 10 a.m.
The sixteenth annual “TASTE OF THE MOUNTAINS” Street Festival, sponsored by the Madison Chamber of Commerce will be held on August 30, 2008 from 9am to 4pm.
The entire family can enjoy the day, browsing, shopping, enjoying the games, riding ponies, listening to great music, eating and taking pleasure in the vast array of entertainment.
www.madison-va.com   (243 words)

Madison parents can track kids' grades, records online
In the home of students Emmett and Delia Ross, the parents are eyeing a large white wall in the family room.
What a perfect place, they joke, to set up a projector to display their children's latest grades and attendance records straight out of the Madison School District's databases.
www.madison.com   (417 words)

 Madison County, NY
Madison County is one of the fastest growing counties in
Madison County as you view our web site.
Madison County and see for yourself why we believe
www.madisoncounty.org   (92 words)

Friendly, charming and filled with panoramic views, it is like tonic to a tired soul.
Come to Madison and rediscover all that you are.
Chamber News can be read online here at our website or you can have the highlights E-mailed directly to your inbox.
www.madisonfl.org   (54 words)

 Madison Metropolitan School District
Foundation for Madison's Public Schools' "Principal for a Day"
The Madison Metropolitan School District does not discriminate in its education programs, related activities (including School and Community Recreation) and employment practices as required by applicable local, state and federal laws.
Madison Schools has a wide array of community partnerships.
www.madison.k12.wi.us   (133 words)

 ISTHMUS | The Daily Page | Madison, Wisconsin
There are two Madisons with regard to the rights and responsibilities of its inhabitants.
I use that word instead of "citizens" because to signify the malefactors with that term is a dignity they have not earned.
Henry Ford reportedly once said of history that it is "more or less bunk." He would have undoubtedly admired Madison Theatre Guild's production of The Complete History of America (abridged) for proving his point.
www.thedailypage.com   (637 words)

 Madison Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Visit Historic Madison, Georgia! Just 1 hour from Atlanta.
Madison Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Visit Historic Madison, Georgia!
Welcome to Madison, Georgia, located just 1 hour east of Atlanta on I-20.
Explore our website and discover the town that narrowly escaped the wrath of General Sherman and his troops.
www.madisonga.org   (148 words)

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