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  Born on March 16, 1751 in Bell Grove Plantation near Port Conway, Virginia—James Madison certainly was born into a very trying time in U.S. history. Being the oldest of twelve siblings, Madison was the primary aid when it came to his father’s tobacco plantation. Although he helped his father, he was still able to get a proper education and focused on geography, mathematics, and modern/classical languages within his studies. Once it came time to go to college, Madison decided to go to Princeton University and spent his years there studying Latin, Greek, theology, and various works of enlightenment. Madison...

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