Government

Kyle Camper

Father of the Constitution

James Madison was the most influential member in creating the Constitution, as the key writer of the Bill of Rights. The Federalist Papers were created to promote the ratification of the Constitution.


Christy,Howard C. Scene at the signing of the Constitution of the United States. Digital Image. List of signers of the US constitution. 17 September 2015. 24 September 2015

Democratic Republican Party

created by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson in the 1790s in opposition of the centralizing policies of the new Federalist Party. Came to power starting in the 1800's and was dominating state and national affairs until the 1920's, when it started to fade out

Bill of Rights

The first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution. Freedom of Religion, Speech, assembly, and petition. A very important amendment is the right to bear arms. Written in June 8, 1789 by James Madison.

War of 1812

The war of 1812 was a conflict that lasted 2 1/2 years fought by the US, the UK, Ireland, their north American Allies, and the Native allies

Citations

Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. “James Madison: Impact and Legacy.” Accessed September 22, 2015. http://millercenter.org­/president/biography/madison-impact-and-legacy.

http://context.montpelier.org/document/702?gclid=CIj7ypfUisgCFQ4WHwodNGcIRw

Seligson, Susan. Mr. Madison’s war. Digital Image. Revisiting the War of 1812. BU today. 8 August 2012. 28 September 2015

http://www.bu.edu/today/2012/revisiting-the-war-of-1812/

Commons, Wikimedia. “$5000 series” US $5000 1934 Federal Reserve Note.jpg. Wikipedia. 14 January 2015. 28 September 2015.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_$5000_1934_Federal_Reserve_Note.jpg