Federalist Papers

The Federalist, Table of Contents


01. Hamilton / General Introduction

02. Jay / Plea for Union, Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence

03. Jay / Plea for Union, Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence

04. Jay / Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence cont.

05. Jay / Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence cont.

06. Hamilton / Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States

07. Hamilton / Dangers from Dissensions cont., Particular Causes Enumerated

08. Hamilton / Consequences of Hostilities Between the States

09. Hamilton / The Utility of the Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection

10. Madison / The Utility of the Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection (continued)

11. Hamilton / The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy

12. Hamilton / The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue

13. Hamilton / Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government

14. Madison / Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered

15. Hamilton / Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union

16. Hamilton / Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (continued)

17. Hamilton / Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (continued)

18. Madison / Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (continued)

19. Madison / Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (continued)

20. Madison / Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (continued)

21. Hamilton / Other Defects of the Present Confederation

22. Hamilton / Other Defects of the Present Confederation (continued)

23. Hamilton / The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union

24. Hamilton / The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered

25. Hamilton / The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered (continued)

26. Hamilton / Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered

27. Hamilton / Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (continued)

28. Hamilton / Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (continued)

29. Hamilton / Concerning the Militia

30. Hamilton / Concerning the General Power of Taxation

31. Hamilton / Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued)

32. Hamilton / Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued)

33. Hamilton / Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued)

34. Hamilton: Concerning the General Powers of Taxation (continued)

35. Hamilton / Concerning Modes of Taxation and Representation Relative to Taxation

36. Hamilton / Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued)

37. Madison / Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government

38. Madison / The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed

39. Madison / Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles

40. Madison / Authority of the Convention, Mixed Nature of the Constitution

41. Madison / The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered

42. Madison / The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered

43. Madison / Miscellaneous Powers Conferred by the Constitution

44. Madison / Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States

45. Madison / Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered

46. Madison / The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared

47. Madison / The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts

48. Madison / These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other

49. Madison / Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention

50. Madison / Periodical Appeals to the People Considered

51. Madison / The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments

52. Madison / The House of Representatives

53. Madison / The House of Representatives (Continued)

54. Madison / Apportionment of Members of the House of Representatives Among the States

55. Madison / The Total Number of the House of Representatives

56. Madison / The Total Number of the House of Representatives (Continued)

57. Madison / The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation

58. Madison / Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered

59. Hamilton / Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members

60. Hamilton / Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (Continued)

61. Hamilton / Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (Continued)

62. Madison / The Senate

63. Madison / The Senate (Continued)

64. Jay/ The Powers of the Senate

65. Hamilton/ The Powers of the Senate (Continued)

66. Hamilton/ Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered

67. Hamilton/ The Executive Department

68. Hamilton/ The Electoral College: A Wise, Safe, and Superior Mode of Electing the President

69. Hamilton/ The Real Character of the Executive

70. Hamilton/ The Executive Department Further Considered

71. Hamilton/ The Duration in Office of the Executive

72. Hamilton/ The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered

73. Hamilton/ The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power

74. Hamilton/ The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive

75. Hamilton/ The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive

76. Hamilton/ The Appointing Power of the Executive

77. Hamilton/ The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered

78. Hamilton/ The Judiciary Department

79. Hamilton/ The Judiciary Department (Continued)

80. Hamilton/ The Jurisdictional Powers of the Judiciary

81. Hamilton/ The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority

82. Hamilton/ The Judiciary Continued

83. Hamilton/ The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury

84. Hamilton/ Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered, to Include a Discussion on a Proposed Bill of Rights

85. Hamilton/ Summarizes Arguments For and Against Proposed Constitution With Primary Focus on Whether it Be Wiser to Amend the Constitution Before or After Its Ratification


See also the Anti-Federalist Papers