This mini-lesson digs into the 41 year political career of James Madison. Considered the author of the U.S. Constitution, Madison was a prime architect in creating a strong national government, yet fought for the addition of a federal bill of rights. This balance resulted in the blueprint for government that we use to this day.
James Madison Mini-Lesson
Subject Social Studies — Civics and Government
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Handout, Lesson Plan
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