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Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America

By: David O. Stewart
Published: ©2015
Pages: 419
Total Copies: 17
Genre: NonfictionPresidents & PoliticsBiographies & Memoirs | War, American Revolution


Description: Historian David O. Stewart restores James Madison, sometimes overshadowed by his fellow Founders, to his proper place as the most significant framer of the new nation. Short, plain, balding, neither soldier nor orator, low on charisma and high on intelligence, Madison cared more about achieving results than taking the credit. To reach his lifelong goal of a self-governing constitutional republic, he blended his talents with those of key partners: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and his wife Dolley.

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