Founders Corner Library - Major Works

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...

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...