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By Dr. Steve Frank There are many reasons you can think of James Madison as the Jiminy Cricket of the Founding Fathers: – diminutive size- preference for black coats- voracious student with an encyclopedia in his brain- belief that conscience should be your guide. Madison was born 260 years ago today. As we wish him… [Continue Reading]
Sometimes wearing up to 30 pounds of extra weight, Emeline hid important papers, materials, and other contraband in her voluminous skirts.
What would Madison have thought of the hearings on radical Islam in Congress?
There are several reasons why the Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery is a remarkable document. First, a fun fact: It’s signed by Thomas Paine of Common Sense.
A behind-the-scenes look at Vision 2020, our exhibit focusing on women’s history.