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The Federalist Papers — No. 4 — John Jay

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, November 7, 1787 Concerning Powers From Foreign Force and Influence MY LAST paper assigned several reasons why the safety of the people...

Federalist Papers, No. 3, John Jay

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS November 3, 1787 Plea for Union Continued IT IS not a new observation that the people of any country (if, like the...

Federalist Papers, No. 2, John Jay

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, October 31, 1787 Plea for Union WHEN the people of America reflect that they are now called upon to decide a...

Federalist Papers, No. 1, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS To the People of the State of New York—October 27, 1787 Introduction AFTER an unequivocal experience of the inefficacy of the...

Federalist Papers No. 85: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, August 13, Saturday, August 16, 1788 Brief Summary of Arguments For and Against the Proposed Constitution with a focus on...

Federalist Papers No. 84, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, July 16, Saturday, July 26, Saturday, August 9, 1788 Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered to...

Federalist Papers. No. 83, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, July 5, Wednesday, July 9, Saturday July 12, 1788 Judiciary in relation to trial by jury, interpreting written law of...

Federalist Papers No. 82, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, July 2, 1788 The Judiciary Continued THE erection of a new government, whatever care or wisdom may distinguish the work, cannot...

The Federalist Papers No. 81: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, June 25, and Saturday, June 28, 1788 Judiciary Continued and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority LET US now return to...

Federalist Papers No. 80, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, June 21, 1788 Judicial Powers and Jurisdiction TO JUDGE with accuracy of the proper extent of the federal judicature, it will...

Federalist Papers No. 79, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS The Judiciary Continued NEXT to permanency in office, nothing can contribute more to the independence of the judges than a fixed...

Federalist Papers, No. 1: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, October 27, 1787 General Introduction AFTER an unequivocal experience of the inefficacy of the subsisting federal government, you are called upon...

Federalist Papers No. 78, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS June 14, 1788 The Judiciary Department WE PROCEED now to an examination of the judiciary department of the proposed government. In unfolding the defects...

Federalist Papers No. 77, Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS April 2, 1788 The Appointing Power Continued, Other Executive Powers Considered IT HAS been mentioned as one of the advantages to be...

Federalist Papers No. 76, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, April 1, 1788 President's Appointment Power with Advice and Consent of Senate THE President is "to nominate, and, by and with the...

Federalist Papers No. 75, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 26, 1788 Treaty Making Power of the Executive (President) THE President is to have power, "by and with the advice...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...