James Madison: Founding Father Quote




James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 312 details Share on Google+ - Quote 312 Linked In Share Button - Quote 312 Besides the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation, the existence of subordinate governments, to which the people are attached and by which the militia officers are appointed, forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any which a simple government of any form can admit of.

James Madison: Federalist No. 48, February 1, 1788
The Federalist Papers



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