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James Madison

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James Madison (Born::March 16, 1751 - Died::June 28, 1836) was the 4th president of the United States[1] and is nicknamed "Father of the Constitution" because his "Virginia Plan" became the U.S. Constitution's blueprint.[2][3]

Biography

James Madison was born March 16, 1751 in Port Conway Virginia.[2]

Virginia statute for religious freedom

Main Article: Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

Like Jefferson, Madison considered the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom one of his crowning achievements.[4]

References

  1. Beschloss, Michael & Sidey, Hugh (2009). "James Madison." WhiteHouse.gov. About the White House: Presidents.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. "American President: James Madison (1751-18326)." Miller Center, University of Virginia.
  3. Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. "American President: A Reference Resource." Miller Center, University of Virginia.
  4. Thomas Jefferson Foundation (2007). "Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom." Learning Resources.