Founders Corner Library - Major Works

Federalist Papers No. 43, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 23, 1788 Miscellaneous Powers Conferred by the Constitution Considered THE fourth class comprises the following miscellaneous powers: A power "to promote the...

On the Study of the Law, by William Blackstone

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4): Introduction, Section 1 Lecture delivered at Oxford at the opening...

Commentaries on the Laws of England, Preface – William Blackstone

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS (1765-1769) Based on the first edition, together with the most material corrections and additions in the second edition. Translation of...

Federalist Papers No. 41, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 19, 1788 The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered THE Constitution proposed by the convention may be considered under two...

Federalist Papers No. 42, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, January 22, 1788 General view of the powers conferred by the proposed Constitution THE second class of powers, lodged in the...

Federalist Papers No. 40, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Friday, January 18, 1788 The Authority of the Convention THE second point to be examined is, whether the convention were authorized to...

Federalist Papers No. 39, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 16, 1788 Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles THE last paper having concluded the observations which were meant to...

Federalist Papers No. 38, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 12, 1788 Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government and the Incoherence of the...

Federalist Papers No. 37, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Friday, January 11, 1788 Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government IN REVIEWING the defects of the...

Federalist Papers No. 36, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, January 8, 1788 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued) WE HAVE seen that the result of the observations, to which the...

Federalist Papers No. 35, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 5, 1788 Concerning modes of taxation, and representation relative to taxation and class interest. BEFORE we proceed to examine any other...

Federalist Papers No. 34, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 5, 1788 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued) I FLATTER myself it has been clearly shown in my last number...

Federalist Papers No. 33, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 2, 1788 Concerning the General Powers of Taxation (continued) THE residue of the argument against the provisions of the Constitution in...

Federalist Papers No. 32, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Federalist 32, by Alexander Hamilton 02 January 1788 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued) ALTHOUGH I am of opinion that...

Federalist Papers No. 31, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, January 1, 1788 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued) IN DISQUISITIONS of every kind, there are certain primary truths, or...

The Federalist Papers No. 30, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Friday, December 28, 1787 Concerning the General Power of Taxation IT HAS been already observed that the federal government ought to possess the...

The Federalist Papers No. 29, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS The Militia Wednesday, January 9, 1788 THE power of regulating the militia, and of commanding its services in times of insurrection and...

Federalist Papers No. 28, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDER CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Friday, December 26, 1787 Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (Continued) THAT there may happen...

Federalist Papers No. 27, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS 25 December 1787 Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (continued) IT HAS been urged, in...

Federalist Papers No. 26, Alexander Hamilton

Founders Corner Library: Major Works Saturday, December 22, 1787 Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered IT WAS a thing hardly...

Origin of the Anglo-Americans and Its Future Importance

AMERICANIST HISTORY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville Volume 1, Chapter 2, Published 1831 UTILITY of knowing the origin of nations, in order to understand their social...

Federalist Papers No. 25, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered 21 December 1787 IT MAY perhaps be urged that the objects enumerated...

Tocqueville: Exterior Form of North America

AMERICANIST HISTORY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville Volume 1, Chapter 1, Published 1831 North America is divided into two vast regions, one inclining towards the Pole,...

Federalist Papers No. 24, by Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered 19 December 1787 TO THE POWERS proposed to be conferred upon the federal...

Federalist Papers No. 23, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union Tuesday, December 18, 1787 THE...

Federalist Papers No. 22, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Federalist 22, by Alexander Hamilton 12 December 1787 Other Defects of the Present Confederation (continued) IN ADDITION to the defects already...

Federalist Papers No. 21, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Federalist 21, by Alexander Hamilton 12 December 1787 Other Defects of the Present Confederation  HAVING in the three last numbers taken a...

Federalist Papers: No. 20 – James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Federalist 20: James Madison (with Alexander Hamilton) 11 December 1787 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union THE United Netherlands...

Democracy In America: Introduction – Alexis de Tocqueville

AMERICANIST HISTORY & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION AMONG the novel objects that attracted my attention during my stay...

Federalist No. 19, James Madison with Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Madison, with Hamilton, Federalist No. 19 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (continued) Saturday, December 8, 1787 THE examples...

The Federalist Papers, No. 18: Alexander Hamilton & James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Federalist No. 18, Alexander Hamilton, with James Madison Friday, December 7, 1787 AMONG the confederacies of antiquity, the most considerable was that...

The Federalist Papers, No. 18: Alexander Hamilton & James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Federalist No. 18, Alexander Hamilton, with James Madison Friday, December 7, 1787 AMONG the confederacies of antiquity, the most considerable was that...

Letters from a Farmer In Pennsylvania, Letter 4 – John Dickinson

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, by John Dickinson, Letter 4 My dear Countrymen, An objection, I hear, has been made against...

Letters from a Farmer in Pennyslvania: Letter 3 – John Dickinson

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, by John Dickinson, Letter 3 My dear Countrymen, I rejoice to find that my two former...

Federalist Papers, No. 17 – Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Federalist Paper, No. 17, by Alexander Hamilton Wednesday, December 5, 1787 AN OBJECTION, of a nature different from that which has been...

The Federalist Papers, No. 16: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Federalist No. 16, Alexander Hamilton Tuesday, December 4, 1787 THE tendency of the principle of legislation for States, or communities, in their...

Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, Letter 2 – John Dickinson

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, by John Dickinson, Letter 2 My dear Countrymen, There is another late act of parliament, which...

The Federalist Papers, No. 15: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Federalist Papers, No. 15, Alexander Hamilton Saturday, December 1, 1787 IN THE course of the preceding papers, I have endeavored, my fellow...

The Federalist Papers, No. 14: James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Federalist Papers, No. 14, James Madison Friday, November 30, 1787 WE HAVE seen the necessity of the Union, as our bulwark against...

Federalist Papers, No. 13: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, November 28, 1787 To the People of the State of New York: AS CONNECTED with the subject of revenue, we may...