James Madison He was born in Virginia and raised on a plantation. He was an important person who helped free America from England. Later in his life he got accepted to Princeton. As he studied he began to like law and spelling. He joined the government and was a representative from Virginia. Later elections were to be held and James wanted to run for Senator but he could not because Senators had to be elected by the state legislator, so he ran for House of Representatives instead.
In the fall of 1793, James Madison married Dolly Payne Todd. On May 1, 1801 James left Philadelphia and went to Washington DC. On March 4, 1809 James Madison became President of the United States of America. James Died on June 27, 1836.
James Madison was famous for the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence is a document that tries to free us from the British. James Madison is also famous for being President of the United States of America and helped to govern the country. He also helped fight in the Revolutionary War by giving orders to his men.