James Madison was born at the house of his grandparents in Port Conway, Virginia on March 16th, 1751.<br />When Madison was 11 to 16 years old, he studied math, geography, and modern and ancient languages under the Donald Robertson<br />. . In 1769 he entered the college of New Jersey. He studied Latin, Greek, science, geography, mathematics, rthetoric, and philosophy. He graduated in 2 years.<br />Early Life<br />
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youngest member of the Continental Congress<br />Father of the Constitution<br />Federalist Papers<br />the 4th president of the United States<br />War of 1812<br />Place in the Enlightenment<br />
James Madison was a small unimposing man, virtually the anthisis of Washington. He was painfully shy. He disliked speaking to a group. One writer Washington Irving has described him as "but a withered little apple-John." He had little of the personal charm of another Virginia president, his friend and mentor Thomas Jefferson. In our modern world of mass-media, he would certainly have never become president. Some believes that his deficiencies were also compensated by Madison's charming wife. Her personal warmth and gaiety made her the toast of Washington society.<br />Most Interesting Fact<br />
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