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A picture book of Dolley and James Madison

Author: David A Adler; Michael S Adler; Ronald Himler
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Known as the Father of the Constitution, James Madison served two terms as the fourth president, from 1809 until 1817. Determined that all Americans be treated fairly, he devised our three branches of government and drafted the Bill of Rights. When the British set fire to Washington D.C. in 1814, his wife Dolley saved one of our country's greatest treasures, a portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: James Madison; Dolley Madison; James Madison; Dolley Madison
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Adler; Michael S Adler; Ronald Himler
ISBN: 9780823420094 0823420094
OCLC Number: 174112706
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 x 26 cm.
Responsibility: by David A. Adler and Michael S. Adler ; illustrated by Ronald Himler.

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Known as the Father of the Constitution, James Madison served two terms as the fourth president, from 1809 until 1817. Determined that all Americans be treated fairly, he devised our three branches of government and drafted the Bill of Rights. When the British set fire to Washington D.C. in 1814, his wife Dolley saved one of our country's greatest treasures, a portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart which now hangs in the Smithsonian Institution, before fleeing for her life.

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Nice biography

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-05-06) Good Permalink

This biography of James Madison, our 4th president, and his wife Dolley Madison begins with the War of 1812 with Washington, D.C. in flames.  President Madison is with American soldiers in nearby Maryland, and Dolley quickly saves a portrait of George Washington from the White House before running...
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