James Madison, 4th president of the United States (1809–1817), studied over hundreds of books on government as he was extremely influential in the writing of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Character Trait(s): Studious, Patriotism
James Madison, born on March 16, 1751, in Port Conway, Virginia, wrote the first drafts of the U.S. constitution, co-wrote the Federalist Papers and sponsored the Bill of Rights. He established with President Thomas Jefferson the Democrat-Republican Party and became president himself in 1808. Madison initiated the War of 1812 and served two terms in the White House with First Lady Dolley Madison.
Dolley Madison, wife of President James Madison.In September 1794 Dolley married Representative James Madison 17 years her senior.She was widowed with a young son.Her social graces made her famous To this day she remains one of the most admired and best loved first ladies of the White House.