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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Roberts, Jeremy

Summary: A biography of the fourth president of the United States, who helped ensure ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAD

Clinton, Susan.

Summary: Recounts the story of America's fourth president, known as the Father of the Constitution, describing his early life in Virginia and his many years of service in public office.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MADISON CLI

Fritz, Jean.

Summary: Traces the life and contributions of the sickly child with the small voice who grew up to become the fourth president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1989

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1 available in We the People bookshelf, Call number: J 921 MAD

Kelley, Brent P.

Summary: A biography of the "Father of the Constitution" and fourth president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Madison

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME

Cerami, Charles A.

Contents: Before the clash -- An old friend's bombshell -- The mounting anger -- The radical conservative -- Aggressive lobbying -- Thoughts of breaking up -- Jefferson's awakening -- A country without a capital -- Doubters and believers -- Nearing a decision on the capital -- That day on the street -- Dinner at Secretary Jefferson's -- The Philadelphia story -- Doubts settled, doubts revived -- Hamilton...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.41 CER

DeRose, Chris (Christopher)

Summary: DeRose tells the never-before-told story of the 1789 congressional election in Virginia's 5th district and of the two men who fought it: James Madison and James Monroe. They were friends and political allies for most of their lives, but their paths diverged when they found themselves at odds with each other in the battle over the Constitution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 DER

Howard, Hugh

Summary: In this powerful new work, drawing on countless primary sources, acclaimed historian Hugh Howard presents a gripping account of the War of 1812 as James and Dolley Madison experienced it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MADISON, JAMES & DOLLEY HOW

Labunski, Richard E.

Summary: "The Constitution is so exalted that many Americans fail to realize it was just barely approved as the supreme law of the land. In Virginia, the most influential state at the time, the debate over ratification developed into a titanic struggle between political heavyweights Madison and Patrick Henry"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 342.73 Labun

Wills, Garry

Summary: In this examination of the life of a founding father, renowned historian Wills takes a fresh look at the life of James Madison, from his rise to prominence in the colonies through his role in the creation of the Articles of Confederation and the first Constitutional Congress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books/Henry Holt 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAD

Chadwick, Bruce.

Summary: "A revealing new portrait of James and Dolley Madison, America's first political power couple. In this comprehensive biography of James and Dolley Madison, historian Bruce Chadwick introduces the reader to "America's first power couple." Using newly uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, Chadwick has been able to reconstruct the details of the Madisons' personal and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MADISON, JAMES & DOLLEY CHA

Cheney, Lynne V.

Summary: "This majestic new biography of James Madison explores the astonishing story of a man of vaunted modesty who audaciously changed the world. Among the Founding Fathers, Madison was a true genius of the early republic. Outwardly reserved, Madison was the intellectual driving force behind the Constitution and crucial to its ratification. His visionary political philosophy and rationale for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MADISON, JAMES CHE

Labunski, Richard E.

Contents: The Philadelphia Convention -- The reluctant candidate -- The road to Richmond -- The Virginia Ratifying Convention -- The ratification vote -- The anti-federalists fight back -- The election -- Madison introduces the Bill of Rights -- Congress proposes the Bill of Rights -- Ratification of the Bill of Rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 LAB

Brookhiser, Richard.

Summary: Chronicles the life and career of the fourth American president, including his work constructing the U.S. Constitution, his role in shaping American politics, his influence on partisan journalism, and his leadership during the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MADISON, JAMES BRO

Madison, James

Summary: "... contains 197 essays, addresses, speeches, private memoranda, and letters written between 1772 and 1836. Includes are all 29 of Madison's contributions to the Federalist ..."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.51 MAD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SC Madison

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS