Fifteen. James Madison and George Washington: The Indispensable Man's Indispensable Man

  1. Stuart Leibiger
  1. Stuart Leibiger

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch15

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

How to Cite

Leibiger, S. (2012) James Madison and George Washington: The Indispensable Man's Indispensable Man, in A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (ed S. Leibiger), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch15

Editor Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Author Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470655221

Online ISBN: 9781118281369

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Keywords:

  • Madison and George Washington, the indispensable man's indispensable man;
  • friendships and collaborations, pairs of Founders;
  • Washington and Madison, coming out of the Virginia gentry;
  • Madison's two years on the governor's council;
  • The Newburgh Conspiracy, and collaboration;
  • collaboration with Madison, for winning the Constitution's approval;
  • Washington, listing Madison as a candidate for the U.S. Senate;
  • Washington's assistance, and Madison “Father of the Bill of Rights”;
  • Hamilton's financial program, causing a rift;
  • political differences, Washington and Madison as close friends

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Winning Independence

  • Strengthening Bonds of Union and Friendship

  • Framing and Ratifying the Constitution

  • Washington's Prime Minister

  • Friendship Tested

  • A Second Term

  • Farewell

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading