Presentation on theme: "Dolley Madison By Mimi Landsinger Dolley was born on May 20, 1768, in Guilford County, North Carolina. Dolley was a quaker. A quaker is a person who."— Presentation transcript:
Dolley Madison By Mimi Landsinger
Dolley was born on May 20, 1768, in Guilford County, North Carolina. Dolley was a quaker. A quaker is a person who has strong religious beliefs much different from pilgrims and puritans. Dolley had 4 brothers and 3 sisters, her parents were Mary and John.
In 1790 Dolley married John Todd. Dolley and John had to tell Dolleys parents slavery was against quakers belief's. Her parents finally let go of their slaves.
Dolley and John had a baby William He was born early and grew sick of yellow fever a few days after birth.
Everybody was dying of yellow fever. In 1793 October 24, John and baby William died of yellow fever. Dolley and her other son ran out of town.
Dolleys friend said ‘’That guy is looking at you. On 1794, Dolley married James Madison.The guy who was looking at her. Dolleys sister always looked after Dolleys last son. When her and James were out. She was a big help to Dolley and James.
On march , James Madison became the fourth president. When they were living in the White House, the British attacked and Dolley saved a famous painting of Washington from going up into flames.
In 1804, Dolley’s sister got married and moved to Main. Dolley was sad but knew her sister would come back.
James Madison grew sick and died in 1836.Dolley tried to do his work but it was to hard and stressful.
0 On July 12, 1849, Dolley died but people still visit her grave and she is a famous American. She was a great HERO.