His more famous name, Publicola, meant ‘friend of the people’,”  By April 1788 the men had published seventy-seven of The Federalist essays. All three authors drew on their experiences in national politics and the military. The two main authors, Hamilton and Madison, were a key part of the activities leading to the Federal Convention and the drafting of the Constitution. In fact all three of these men went on to great things. James Madison became the fourth President of the United States and is considered the father of the Constitution; Alexander Hamilton was part of George Washington’s cabinet as the first Secretary of the Treasury, in this position he formed economic policy for the United States that is still used today; and John Jay was
He was the son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington. Pursuant to the death of Washington’s father at a young age and experiences of hardships from colonial life on the edge of the wilderness, he learned that life was difficult. All of this guided him in maturing as an enduring and persevering gentleman. Due to(his) this great loss, Washington was unable to receive a formal education across the sea
The difference in education and in the writer’s background history comes into play with the writings of Crevecoeur and Schlesinger. Crevecoeur was born in Normandy in 1731. He was educated in England and immigrated to America in 1754, at the age of 23. Settling in New York Crevecoeur married an American merchant’s daughter. In few years later he had to make an emergency trip back over seas and was arrested under false pretence of being a spy and stayed in prison for 3 months.
Madison and the other 56 delegates gathered in Philadelphia in May 1787. They planned to amend the Articles of Confederation. They ended up creating a new constitution, and Madison became the chief recorder of information. He had previously helped create Virginia’s constitution, thus he understood the process of creating a constitution more than the other delegates who didn’t have as much experience. Madison strongly encouraged a strong central government.
the Continental Congress, Virginia delegate Richard Henry Lee presented a series of resolutions on June 7, 1776, calling for independence from Great Britain and the establishment of a national government in America. On July 1st, Congress approved the resolutions. Two committees were established; one for drafting a Declaration of Independence, and the other for designing the structure for an American government. Seated on the declaration committee were Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston, Roger Sherman, and John Adams. The manuscript was penned by Jefferson, a 33-year-old Virginian lawyer and planter with a talent for persuasive writing.
On may 3, 1787 he arrived in Philadelphia to attend the constitutional convention. Then convention convened to discuss the structure of the U.S. government. James was 36 years old but it didn’t take him long to get and enviable reputation. While serving on the committees that drafted the first constitution of Virginia and the Virginia declaration of rights in 1776 was what gained his attention. He was also an elected representative to the Virginia House of Delegates and the constinential congress.
James mother, Elizabeth died in 1808 when James was at the immature age of seven. Being so young still after his mothers death and with his father growing older, a family friend and commander by the name of David Porter informally adopted James with permission his father. James was to be trained for later on in life. Two years after being adopted James was appointed as midshipman at only nine and a half years old. While sailing with Porter on the Essex during the War of 1812, James changed his name to David after David Porter.
Presidential Outline #1—George Washington I. George Washington (1732-1799) II. President #1 First term—(1789-1793) Second term—(1793- 1797) III. Education and Occupation A. Washington went to a grammar school outside of Fredicksburg. He never received a full education, because his father died. At 16 he helped survey Shenandoah lands for Thomas, Lord Fairfax.
After flunking out of school, his parents decided to send him to Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pennsylvania (Haudgruff; Salinger). After graduating military school, Salinger returned home and attended New York University for a year before heading to Europe. Salinger was greatly encouraged by his father to study business and to learn another language during his stay in Europe. However, Salinger would pay much more attention to language than business. Upon returning to New York, Salinger made another attempt at college, he attended Ursinus College in Pennsylvania and then later transferred to Columbia University in New York.
One of his very serious was his funding of the American Revolution. In the spring if 1776, America entered the American Revolution in hopes to gain freedom from Great Britain, and King Louis XVI saw this as an opportunity for them to humiliate France’s long-standing enemy Great Britain by helping the Americans. Though France was already in a financial crisis, King Louis XVI sent out many troops and large sums of money across the ocean to America. Americans won their independence and everything was going well until 1783, when Britain sank the main French fleet. The end result was that Louis ended up spending 1,066 livres on the American Revolution, which he funded by taking out large loans at high interest rates.