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Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers is a series of essays written by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison between November 1787 and May 1788. They were published anonymously in several New York newspapers under the name "Publius".  The essays are a call to the people of New York to amend and adopt the new U.S. Constitution which had been drafted in Philadelphia the previous summer.

1.  General Introduction - Alexander Hamilton
2.  Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence - John Jay
3.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence - John Jay
4.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence - John Jay
5.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence - John Jay
6.  Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States - Alexander Hamilton
7.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States - Alexander Hamilton
8.  The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States - Alexander Hamilton, 11/20/1787
9.  The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection - Alexander Hamilton
10.  The Same Subject Continued: The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection - James Madison, 11/23/1787
11.  The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy - Alexander Hamilton
12.  The Utility of the Union in Respect to Revenue - Alexander Hamilton, 11/27/1987
13.  Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government - Alexander Hamilton
14.  Objections to the Proposed Constitution from Extent of Territory Answered - James Madison, 11/30/1787
15.  The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union - Alexander Hamilton
16.  The Same Subject Continued: The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union - Alexander Hamilton, 12/4/1787
17.  The Same Subject Continued: The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union - Alexander Hamilton
18.  The Same Subject Continued: The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union - Alexander Hamilton and James Madison
19.  The Same Subject Continued: The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union - Alexander Hamilton and James Madison
20.  The Same Subject Continued: The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union - Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, 12/11/1787
21.  Other Defects of the Present Confederation - Alexander Hamilton
22.  The Same Subject Continued: Other Defects of the Present Confederation - Alexander Hamilton, 12/14/1787
23.  The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union - Alexander Hamilton, 12/17/1787
24.  The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considere - Alexander Hamilton
25.  The Same Subject Continued: The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered - Alexander Hamilton, 12/21/1787
26.  The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered - Alexander Hamilton
27.  The Same Subject Continued: The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered - Alexander Hamilton, 12/25/1787
28.  The Same Subject Continued: The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered - Alexander hamilton
29.  Concerning the Militia - Alexander Hamilton, 1/10/1788
30.  Concerning the General Power of Taxation - Alexander Hamilton, 12/28/1787
31.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation - Alexander Hamilton, 1/1/1788
32.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation - Alexander Hamilton, 1/3/1788
33.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation - Alexander Hamilton, 1/3/1788
34.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation - Alexander Hamilton, 1/4/1788
35.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation - Alexander Hamilton
36.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation - Alexander Hamilton, 1/8/1788
37.  Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government - James Madison, 1/11/1788
38.  The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed - James Madison, 1/15/1788
39.  The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles - James Madison
40.  The Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained - 1/17/1788, 1/18/1788
41.  General View of the Powers Conferred by the Constitution - James Madison
42.  The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered - James Madison, 1/22/1788
43.  The Same Subject Continued: The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered - James Madison
44.  Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States - James Madison, 1/25/1788
45.  The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered - James Madison
46.  The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared - James Madison, 1/29/1788
47.  The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts - James Madison, 2/1/1788
48.  These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other - James Madison, 2/1/1788
49.  Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/5/1788
50.  Periodic Appeals to the People Considered - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/5/1788
51.  The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/8/1788
52.  The House of Representatives - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/8/1788
53.  The Same Subject Continued: The House of Representatives - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/12/1788
54.  The Apportionment of Members Among the States - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/12/1788
55.  The Total Number of the House of Representatives - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/15/1788
56.  The Same Subject Continued: The Total Number of the House of Representatives - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/19/1788
57.  The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, 2/19/1788
58.  Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered - James Madison
59.  Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members - Alexander Hamilton, 2/22/1788
60.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members - Alexander Hamilton, 2/26/1788
61.  The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members - Alexander Hamilton, 2/26/1788
62.  The Senate - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
63.  The Senate Continued - Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
64.  The Powers of the Senate - John Jay, 3/7/1788
65.  The Powers of the Senate Continued - Alexander Hamilton, 3/7/1788
66.  Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered - Alexander Hamilton, 3/11/1788
67.  The Executive Department - Alexander Hamilton, 3/11/1788
68.  The Mode of Electing the President - Alexander Hamilton, 3/14/1788
69.  The Real Character of the Executive - Alexander Hamilton, 3/14/1788
70.  The Executive Department Further Considered - Alexander Hamilton, 3/18/1788
71.  The Duration in Office of the Executive - Alexander Hamilton, 3/18/1788
72.  The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered - Alexander Hamilton, 3/21/1788
73.  The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power - Alexander Hamilton, 3/21/1788
74.  The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive - Alexander Hamilton, 3/25/1788
75.  The Treaty Making Power of the Executive - Alexander Hamilton
76.  The Appointing Power of the Executive - Alexander Hamilton, 4/1/1788
77.  The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered - Alexander Hamilton, 4/4/1788
78.  The Judiciary Department - Alexander Hamilton
79.  The Judiciary Continued - Alexander Hamilton
80.  The Powers of the Judiciary - Alexander Hamilton
81.  The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority - Alexander Hamilton
82.  The Judiciary Continued - Alexander Hamilton
83.  The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury - Alexander Hamilton
84.  Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered - Alexander Hamilton
85.  Concluding Remarks - Alexander Hamilton

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