The American Revolution, the American War of Independence, led by George Washington was fought between Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several European great powers.
Member of Virginia Constitutional Convention
Member of Continental Congress
Member of Virginia Legislature
Member of Constitutional Convention
Member of U.S. House of Representatives
James Madison married Dolley Payne Todd on September 15, 1794.
Secretary of State under Jefferson
1809 - 1813
First term in office 1809 - 1813
Battle of Tippecanoe
The War of 1812 which has also been called the second War for Independence, between the United States and Great Britain
1809 - 1813
Second term in office term in office
Washington was burned
The National Anthem written
The Barbary War
1817 - 1818
The First Seminole War when American slave owners travelled to Spanish Florida in search of runaway African slaves and Seminole Indians who had been trading weapons with the British in the War of 1812.
Second Seminole War begins. President Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act
1835 - 1836
The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) which included the famous Battle of the Alamo. Texas settlers from the United States to join the Texan Army which defeated the Mexican Army
He died of natural causes on June 28, 1836 in Montpelier, Virginia. His last words said on his death bed were "I always talk better lying down." James Madison is buried in the Madison Family Cemetery at Montpelier.
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