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Which U.S. president is known as the "Father of the Constitution" for his central role in its formation?

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Per the World Book Encyclopedia, James Madison is "often called the Father of the Constitution," because he "played a leading role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787, where he helped design the checks and balances that operate among Congress, the president, and the Supreme Court. He also helped create the U.S. federal system, which divides power between the central government and the states." Furthermore, Madison was the primary author of the Bill of Rights.

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