John Stagg on James Madison and the Spanish Borderlands

Dr. John Stagg is a Professor of History at the University of Virginia and Director of the Papers of James Madison project as well as author of Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821 (The Lamar Series in Western History). He spoke at the James Madison Museum on Sunday May 15th on the fourth president’s exploration into the Spanish borderlands. The lecture was part of the museum’s 2011 lecture series. Did Madison incite rebellion in Florida? Did he start the C.I.A.?