Talk:James Madison

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Former good article nominee James Madison was a History good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time. There are suggestions below for improving the article. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
May 29, 2007 Good article nominee Not listed

Grammar in Prelude to War section[edit]

I tripped over the wording of a sentence that reads "In particular, with hostilities against Britain appearing increasingly likely, factions in favor and against war with Britain formed in Congress." It should read "...factions in favor of and against war" Daniel (talk) 21:05, 22 December 2012

Done (talk) 21:22, 22 December 2012

Missing Citation In Section 1 (Early life and education)[edit]

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Citations: /> James Madison University The Montpelier Foundation:


Thanks K]] (talk) 05:09, 3 March 2013

It was John Leland, not Elijah Craig whom Madison meet with in Virginia about supporting the ratification of the Constitution.

Leland_Madison_Memorial_Park_Orange_County_VA </ref> . This link is to the memorial in Orange County, Va about their meeting. Madison thought the Constitution should be a stand alone document, however Leland said Baptist in VA would not support him unless their religious liberty was vary dumb as a three year old

Semi-protected edit request on 20 June 2015[edit]

Please correct the misspelled word 'alternation' to 'alteration' in the line: "an alteration the Articles of Confederation"--Brineydeep (talk) 15:57, 20 June 2015 (UTC) Brineydeep (talk) 15:57, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Thanks for spotting the error.--JayJasper (talk) 16:23, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

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Semi-protected edit request on 2 October 2015[edit]

External Links section: Document: "Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments (1785) at the Religious Movements Homepage Project, University of Virginia" Suggested changes: 1. Change title of above document to "Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments (1785) at the National Archives" 2. change URL to above document (currently broken) from: to Kmenden (talk) 05:06, 2 October 2015 (UTC)

New book may be of interest[edit]

Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention by Mary Sarah Bilder, 2015, Harvard University Press Jodi.a.schneider (talk) 01:16, 24 November 2015 (UTC)