Madison's Radical Agenda

Ellis, Joseph J.
January 2010
American Heritage;Winter2010, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p39
The article focuses on former U.S. President James Madison's hijacking of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 5, 1787. Madison believed that the U.S. federal government's powers needed to be expanded. Reasons for why Madison was successful at introducing his agenda are also presented.


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