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President James Madison

James Madison, America's fourth PresidentCreated by: PICRYLDated: Invalid date
[James Madison.]
James Madison, America's fourth President (1809-1817), made a major contribution to the ratification of the Constitution by writing The Federalist Papers, along with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay. In later years, he was referred to as the "Father of the Constitution."
"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy."
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Mrs. James Madison, (Dolly Payne) / from an original picture by Gilbert Stuart, in possession of Richard Cutts, Esq. M.D. Washington.

Mrs. James Madison, (Dolly Payne) / from an original picture by Gilber...

Mrs. James Madison, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, holding fan.

Title page of James Madison, An Examination of the British Doctrine Which Subjects to Capture a Neutral Trade Not Open in Time of Peace (Phila.?, 1806?)

Title page of James Madison, An Examination of the British Doctrine Wh...

Illus. in: James Madison, An Examination of the British Doctrine Which Subjects to Capture a Neutral Trade Not Open in Time of Peace (Phila.?, 1806?), title page. This record contains unverified, old data from ... more

James Madison, President of the United States / T. Sully del. ; D. Edwin fecit.

James Madison, President of the United States / T. Sully del. ; D. Edw...

James Madison, full-length portrait, standing in office, facing slightly left with right hand resting on table. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Madison, James, 1751-1836 Prints Full. Exhibited: "Creating the U.S.... more

James Madison - 4th President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval, lith., Philada.

James Madison - 4th President of the United States / on stone by A. Ne...

Print showing James Madison, bust portrait, facing right, in frame. Title from item. From series: Portraits of the Presidents. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1846 by C.S. Williams, in the Cler... more

James Madison / from the original portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

James Madison / from the original portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

James Madison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

James Madison, Pres. U.S.

James Madison, Pres. U.S.

Half lgth., facing left. Halftone repro. of painting by Asher Durand, copyrighted by The Mentor Association, Inc. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Photographic prints of maquettes for a statue of Madison, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Maquette of statue of James Madison]

[Photographic prints of maquettes for a statue of Madison, James Madis...

Forms part of: Alfred Easton Poor Papers, 1866-1983.

Montpelier, lifelong home of James Madison in Orange, Virginia

Montpelier, lifelong home of James Madison in Orange, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Montpelier was also home to three generations of the Ma... more

Historic view of Montpelier, Orange, Virginia

Historic view of Montpelier, Orange, Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. This photograph was taken in the 1980s. Montpelier has ... more

The tombstone of James Madison, fourth president of the United States.  The gravesite is located at Montpelier

The tombstone of James Madison, fourth president of the United States....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Montpelier State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL R. A. Glover Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway - James Madison's Montpelier

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway - James Madison's Montpelier

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: The stately red brick home of James Madison, Father of the Constitution, has recently been restored; it sits on a hill with a wide lawn ... more

[Entrance Hall. Bronze medallion of James Madison writing at a desk, by Robert Alexander Weinman (above doorway to Manuscript Division). Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Entrance Hall. Bronze medallion of James Madison writing at a desk, b...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "The happy union of these states...." Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "The happy uni...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "War contains so much folly ...." Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "War contains ...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "Learned institutions ought to be favorite objects ...." Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "Learned insti...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "As I man is said ...." Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "As I man is s...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "The safety and happiness of society ...." Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "The safety an...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "The free system of government ...." Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Memorial Hall. Quotation from James Madison, beginning "The free syst...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Memorial Hall. Statue of James Madison by Walker K. Hancock. Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Memorial Hall. Statue of James Madison by Walker K. Hancock. Library ...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Entrance Hall. Bronze medallion with profile of James Madison, by Robert Alexander Weinman (above doorway to Manuscript Reading Room). Library of Congress James Madison Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Entrance Hall. Bronze medallion with profile of James Madison, by Rob...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

James Madison, fourth President of the United States

James Madison, fourth President of the United States

Print shows James Madison, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, with documents in hand. Title from item. From the original series painted by Stuart for the Messrs. Doggett of Boston. Printed on lower rig... more

James Madison, fourth President of the United States

James Madison, fourth President of the United States

James Madison, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, with documents in hand.

James Madison, fourth President of the United States

James Madison, fourth President of the United States

James Madison, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, with documents in hand.

Portraits of the seven presidents of the U.S. / A. Baker's, lithog.

Portraits of the seven presidents of the U.S. / A. Baker's, lithog.

An emblematic print with hidden portraits of the Presidents, from Washington through Jackson. In the center is a small land mass, surrounded on three sides by water and strewn with barrels, anchors, bales, a co... more

A view of the Presidents house in the city of Washington after the conflagration of the 24th August 1814 / G. Munger del. ; W. Strickland sculp.

A view of the Presidents house in the city of Washington after the con...

Print shows a view from northeast of the fire-damaged White House, a result of the War of 1812. On August 24, 1814, British general Robert Ross led his troops into Washington with strict orders to burn only pub... more

James Madison, 4th president of the United States / G. Stuart pinxt. ; W. Ball on stone.

James Madison, 4th president of the United States / G. Stuart pinxt. ;...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Ball, W. Exhibited in: Creating the United States, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.

James Madison, 4th president of the United States / G. Stuart pinxt. ; W. Ball on stone.

James Madison, 4th president of the United States / G. Stuart pinxt. ;...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Ball, W. Exhibited in: Creating the United States, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.

Independence declared 1776. The Union must be preserved / designed and published by Joseph A. Arnold ; Thomas Moore's Lithography, Boston.

Independence declared 1776. The Union must be preserved / designed and...

A memorial to the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution, with distinctly pro-Democratic overtones. Below the title "Independence Declared" are bust portraits of the first eight Presidents, wit... more

American star / Design'd, engraved & [Published?] by Thos. Gimbrede, Jany. 30th. 1812

American star / Design'd, engraved & [Published?] by Thos. Gimbrede, J...

Oval medallion portraits of George Washington and (below, left to right) Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams are framed against a curtain of drapery and furs surmounted by a star. Washington's portr... more

The fall of Washington--or Maddy in full flight

The fall of Washington--or Maddy in full flight

Cartoon showing President James Madison and probably John Armstrong, his secretary of war, both with bundles of papers, fleeing from Washington, with burning buildings behind them. Forms part of :British Cartoo... more

A sketch for the regents speech on Mad-ass-son's insanity / G. Cruikshank fet.

A sketch for the regents speech on Mad-ass-son's insanity / G. Cruiksh...

Gabriel blowing a message "A bad news for you" at James Madison, who is standing between Napoleon and the devil, as two women symbolizing Great Britain and America, and British soldiers look on.

A boxing match, or another bloody nose for John Bull / W. Charles, del et sculp.

A boxing match, or another bloody nose for John Bull / W. Charles, del...

The artist gloats over naval losses suffered by England early in the War of 1812, in particular the defeat of the warship "Boxer" by the American frigate "Enterprise" in September 1813. King George III stands ... more