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James Madison's Presidency

James Madison faced obstacles while he was President of the United States. One of the obstacles was that other countries were interfering with American trade. The United States had stopped trading...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2018 10:07 pm UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

James Madison earned the title Father of the Constitution because of his central role in its drafting and ratification. Throughout the 1780s, Madison was an outspoken critic of the Articles of...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2019 3:14 am UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

Due to more than just his Napoleonic stature, James Madison faced a tall order in navigating US foreign policy and foreign relations during his presidency. Britain and France had been at war since...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2018 4:30 am UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

It is always a risk for any president to initiate military operations against another country. The certainty that American lives will be lost, that the costs of military activities are very high...

Latest answer posted May 8, 2013 2:14 am UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

Seeing that Madison was known as "the father of the Constitution," Madison was able to successfully face and resolve challenges at the Constitutional Convention. Madison's reputation amongst his...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2014 5:41 pm UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

When you originally asked this question, it was in the James Madison section but it only read “did he repeal the Embargo Act?” Therefore, I assume that “he” refers to James Madison. If that is...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2014 3:29 pm UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

A part of our answer to this question must rely on literary and anecdotal evidence. A striking feature of Washington Irving's famous story "Rip van Winkle" is that when Rip awakens after his sleep...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2019 8:22 pm UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

The Second Bank of the United States was significant in the history of the US in two main ways. Both of these had more to do with reactions to the bank than to the actual actions of the bank. The...

Latest answer posted December 14, 2013 4:34 am UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

The major reason for James Madison's ineffectiveness as president is that he was president at a very bad time. Madison, of course, succeeded Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson was a towering figure in...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2011 1:13 pm UTC

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James Madison's Presidency

As President, James Madison took a pragmatic approach to government; and tended to pursue a middle road between his old Strict Constructionist views and a more liberal interpretation. Even though...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2011 2:29 am UTC

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