Alexander Hamilton - The Man Who Made Modern America
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James Madison (1751-1836)
Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886), after Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828)
Oil on canvas, 1835
New-York Historical Society
Gift of the New York Gallery of Fine Arts

Madison worked with Hamilton to ratify the Constitution, but they soon fell out. Madison and Jefferson founded the Republican party (today's Democratic party) to oppose Hamilton's Federalists. Madison succeeded Jefferson as President.

Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King