Monthly Archives: October 2012

  1. James Madison, MLIS?

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    October 31, 2012 by Lorene

    From his college days and throughout the rest of his life, James Madison had a reputation of a scholar. In …
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  2. All in the Family

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    October 26, 2012 by Lorene

    James Madison’s paternal grandmother’s brother’s grandson was 12th President Zachary Taylor. In the index of this book, President Taylor is …
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  3. 4. James Madison

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    October 21, 2012 by Lorene

    I liked James Madison’s Montpelier on Facebook and posted a note on the page requesting a book recommendation. His ‘people’ …
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  4. University of Virginia

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    October 21, 2012 by Lorene

    The final major project of Thomas Jefferson’s life was creating the University of Virginia. He literally designed the entire campus, …
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  5. Ideology = Idiotism?

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    October 15, 2012 by Lorene

    Thomas Jefferson first used the word “ideology” in 1816 in reference to a French writer who had popularized the term …
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  6. We’ll leave the light on for you.

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    October 11, 2012 by Lorene

    Thomas Jefferson, because of his stature as one of the last survivors of 1776, had a steady flow of tourists …
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  7. The more things change… the more we stay the same.

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    October 8, 2012 by Lorene

    It’s not just a song on the last Bon Jovi album. In 1801, Thomas Jefferson wanted to turn the clock …
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