James Madison

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  • james madison birth

    james madison birth
    james madison was born in at Port Conway, Va
  • James Madison elected to Continental Congress

    James Madison elected to Continental Congress
    he was 29 years old
  • James Madison served at the Constitutional Convention

    James Madison served at the Constitutional Convention
  • James Madison elected to the House of Representatives

    James Madison elected to the House of Representatives
  • James Madison marries Dolley Payne Todd

    James Madison marries Dolley Payne Todd
  • James Madison appointed Secretary of State

    James Madison appointed Secretary of State
  • James madison gets inaugurated as the 4th president

    James madison gets inaugurated as the 4th president
  • James Madison assumes office as 4th president

    James Madison assumes office as 4th president
  • Cumberland Road was started as a program to improve canals, roads, bridges

    Cumberland Road was started as a program to improve canals, roads, bridges
  • Louisiana became a state

    Louisiana became a state
  • recommened war with Great Britain

    recommened war with Great Britain
  • James Madison was re-elected president

    James Madison was re-elected president
  • cogress organized the Missouri territory

    cogress organized the Missouri territory
  • Napolean invaded Russia but had to retreat

    Napolean invaded Russia but had to retreat
  • James Madison serves 2 terms as president

    James Madison serves 2 terms as president
  • Denmark gave Norway to Sweden

    Denmark gave Norway to Sweden
  • the white house was burned by the British

    the white house was burned by the British
  • the "Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key

    the "Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key
  • Belgium united with the Netherlands to form a single country

    Belgium united with the Netherlands to form a single country
  • Napolean was defeated at Waterloo

    Napolean was defeated at Waterloo
  • Switzerland became independent of France

    Switzerland became independent of France
  • Indiana became a state

    Indiana became a state
  • 1st savings banks were founded at Philadelphia and Boston

    1st savings banks were founded at Philadelphia and Boston
  • James Madison retires Montpelier

    James Madison retires Montpelier
  • Congress organized the Alabama Territory

    Congress organized the Alabama Territory
  • u.s population was 8,900,000

    u.s population was 8,900,000
  • Served at the Virginia Constitutional Convention

    Served at the Virginia Constitutional Convention
  • james madison died in Montpelier, his family estate

    james madison died in Montpelier, his family estate