The Resource James Madison: : a son of Virginia & a founder of the nation, Jeff Broadwater, (electronic resource)

James Madison: : a son of Virginia & a founder of the nation, Jeff Broadwater, (electronic resource)

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James Madison: : a son of Virginia & a founder of the nation
Title
James Madison:
Title remainder
a son of Virginia & a founder of the nation
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Broadwater
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Language
eng
Summary
James Madison is remembered primarily as a systematic political theorist, but this bookish and unassuming man was also a practical politician who strove for balance in an age of revolution. In this biography, Jeff Broadwater focuses on Madison's role in the battle for religious freedom in Virginia, his contributions to the adoption of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, his place in the evolution of the party system, his relationship with Dolley Madison, his performance as a wartime commander in chief, and his views on slavery. From Broadwater's perspective, no single figure can tell us more about the origins of the American republic than our fourth president.In these pages, Madison emerges as a remarkably resilient politician, an unlikely wartime leader who survived repeated setbacks in the War of 1812 with his popularity intact. Yet Broadwater shows that despite his keen intelligence, the more Madison thought about one issue, race, the more muddled his thinking became, and his conviction that white prejudices were intractable prevented him from fully grappling with the dilemma of American slavery
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Midwest
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Broadwater, Jeff
Dewey number
  • 973.5/1092
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Madison, James
  • Presidents
  • Statesmen
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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James Madison: : a son of Virginia & a founder of the nation, Jeff Broadwater, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11711323
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multicolored
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MWT11711323
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11711323
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
James Madison: : a son of Virginia & a founder of the nation, Jeff Broadwater, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11711323
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11711323
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11711323
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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