Founders Corner Library - Major Works

Of The King’s Royal Family

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4), Book 1, Chapter 4 1765-1769 THE first and...

Federalist Papers No. 74, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, March 25, 1788 Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and Pardoning Power of the President THE President of the United...

Blackstone – The King and His Title

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4), Introduction, Section 3 1765-1769 THE supreme executive power...

Federalist Papers No. 73, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, March 21, 1788 The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power THE third ingredient towards constituting the...

Genealogy of the Washington Family

THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, BY WASHINGTON IRVING Vol. I, Chap. 1 The Washington family is of an ancient English stock, the genealogy of which...

Federalist Papers No. 72, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 19, 1788 President's Duration In Office (Cont.), and Re-Eligibility Considered THE administration of government, in its largest sense, comprehends all the operations...

Federalist Papers No. 71, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, March 18, 1788 Executive (Presidential) Term Length, Independence from the Legislature, Firmness DURATION in office has been mentioned as the second...

Federalist Papers No. 70, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, March 15, 1788 The Executive Department Further Considered THERE is an idea, which is not without its advocates, that a vigorous...

Blackstone—Of the Parliament

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England , Book 1 (Rights of Persons) CHAPTER 2—OF THE PARLIAMENT  WE are next to treat...

Federalist Papers, No. 69—Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS March 14, 1788 The Real Characters of the Chief Executive I PROCEED now to trace the real characters of the proposed Executive, as...

Blackstone: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England - Book 1: Rights of Persons, Chapter 1 1765-1769 The objects of the laws of...

Federalist Papers 68, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 12, 1788 The Electoral College: A unique, wise, safe, and superior system for electing the President of the United...

Federalist Papers No. 67, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, March 11, 1788 Hamilton compares presidential power to temporarily fill vacancies in the Senate to similar powers exercised by state...

Federalist Papers No. 66, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, March 8. 1788 Principle Objections that Have Appeared Against the Proposed Court for the Trial of Impeachments Considered A REVIEW of the...

Federalist Papers Number 65—Hamilton

FOUNDERS LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, March 7, 1788 Powers of the Senate (Continued) THE remaining powers which the plan of the convention allots to the Senate, in...

Federalist Papers No. 64, John Jay

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 5, 1788 The Wisdom in Electing Presidents by Special Electors (Electoral College) & U.S. Senators by their Respective State...

Federalist Papers No. 63, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, March 1, 1788 The United States Senate (continued) A fifth desideratum, illustrating the utility of a senate, is the want of a...

Federalist Papers No. 62—James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, February 27, 1788 The United States Senate HAVING examined the constitution of the House of Representatives, and answered such of the objections...

Federalist Papers No. 61, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, February 26, 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (Continued) THE more candid opposers of the...

Federalist Papers No. 60, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, February 23, 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (continued) WE HAVE seen, that an uncontrollable...

Federalist Papers No. 59, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, 22 February 1788 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members THE natural order of the subject leads...

Federalist Papers No. 58, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, February 20, 1788 Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered THE...

Federalist Papers No. 57, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, February 19, 1788 The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many...

Federalist Papers No. 56, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, February 16, 1788 The total number of members of the House of Representatives (continued) THE second charge against the House of...

Hamilton—Federalist XXIX

American Debate During the the debate over the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, Federalist Alexander Hamilton—as Publius— publishes a paper concerning the militia.   Little more can...

Federalist Papers No. 55, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, February 13, 1788  As to the total members of the House of Representatives. Is the initial small number of Representatives...

Federalist Papers No. 54, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, February 12, 1788 Madison addresses the delicate balance achieved in deciding the number of representatives from each state in the...

Federalist Papers No. 53, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, February 9, 1788 U.S. House of Representatives (Biennial v. Annual Elections, As Well as Knowledge Required for the Office, Considered) I...

Federalist Papers No. 52, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, February 8, 1788 House of Representatives Considered in Light of Republican Principles of Government, Especially Grant of Power Versus Term...

Federalist Papers No. 51, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, February 6, 1788 The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments TO WHAT...

Federalist Papers No. 50, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS February 5, 1788 Periodical Appeals to the People Considered IT MAY be contended, perhaps, that instead of occasional appeals to the people, which...

Federalist Papers No. 49, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, February 2, 1788 Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through...

Of the Countries Subject to the Laws of England

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4), Introduction, Section 4 1765-1769 The kingdom of England, over which our...

Federalist Papers No. 48, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Friday, February 1, 1788 These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other IT...

Federalist Papers No. 47, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 30, 1788 The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts HAVING reviewed...

Federalist Papers No. 46 – James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, January 29, 1788 The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared RESUMING the subject of the last paper, I proceed to...

Federalist Papers No. 45, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 26, 1788 Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered HAVING shown that no one of...

Federalist Papers, Number 44, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Friday, January 25, 1788 Restrictions on the Powers of the States A fifth class of provisions in favor of the federal authority...

Of the Laws of England – William Blacktone

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4), Introduction, Section 3 1765-1769 The municipal law of England, or the...

Of the Nature of Laws in General – William Blackstone

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS (1765-1769) Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4), Introduction, Section 2 Law, in its most general and...