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Dolley Madison was the wife of James Madison and was First Lady for eight years.
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A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor.
Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia. As a young boy, he was part of the Madison household st...
Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence by A.J. Langguth.
In A. J. Langguth's classic Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution, he brought to life leaders from the generation of George Washington...
The Faiths of the Founding Fathers by David L. Holmes.
It is not uncommon to hear Christians argue that America was founded as a Christian nation. But how true is this claim? In this compact book, David L...
Secret Lives of the First Ladies: What Your Teachers Never Told You About the Women of the White House by Cormac OBrien.
From the author of our popular Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents comes another rambunctious look at White House history and this time, women are in ...
Strength and Honor: The Life of Dolley Madison by Richard N. Cote.
Born a sprightly Quaker farm girl in the North Carolina wilderness, Dolley Payne became a wife, a mother, and soon a grieving young widow as yellow fe...
The Burning Of Washington: The British Invasion Of 1814 by Anthony S. Pitch.
With all the immediacy of an eyewitness account, Anthony Pitch tells the dramatic story of the British invasion of Washington in the summer of 1814, a...
A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation by Catherine Allgor.
When the roar of the Revolution had finally died down, a new generation of politicians was summoned to the Potomac to assemble the nationís capital. I...