Living History: Meet James Madison
May 17, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Suggested Ages: Toddlers to 15-18
Meet the James Madison ‘Father of the Constitution’ portrayed by Living Historian Kyle Jenks. Hear stories about his contributions to the Federalist Papers, a writing campaign to ratify the US Constitution that began 230 years ago this month. Learn how our system of government was debated in 1787, discover why the Constitutional Convention was held in secret, and take a close look at Mr. Madison’s unique 18th-century fashion. Part of a weekly series.