The Federalist papers

Hamilton, Alexander
August 2017
Federalist Papers (Great Neck Publishing);8/1/2017, p1
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The article presents the text of the Federalist Papers, No. 1 through 85, written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay in 1787 encouraging New York voters to support the American Constitution. Federalist numbers 2 through 5 concern the dangers from foreign force and influence. Numbers 6 and 7 concern the dangers from dissensions between the states. Number 8 concerns the consequences of hostilities between states. Numbers 9 and 10 posit the union as a safeguard against domestic faction and insurrection. Number 11 focuses on the utility of the union in respect to commercial relations and a navy.


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