The Federalist Papers

by Alexander Hamilton
John Jay
& James Madison

  1. The Federalist Papers General Introduction
  2. Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
  3. Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (Cont.)
  4. Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (Cont.)
  5. Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (Cont.)
  6. Dangers from Dissensions Between the States
  7. Dangers from Dissensions Between the States (Cont.)
  8. The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States
  9. The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction & Insurrection
  10. The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction & Insurrection (Cont.)
  11. The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy
  12. The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue
  13. Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government
  14. Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered
  15. The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
  16. The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (Cont.)
  17. The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (Cont.)
  18. The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (Cont.)
  19. The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (Cont.)
  20. The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (Cont.)
  21. Defects of the Present Confederation
  22. Defects of the Present Confederation (Cont.)
  23. The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union
  24. The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered
  25. The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered (Cont.)
  26. Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense
  27. Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense (Cont.)
  28. Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense (Cont.)
  29. Concerning the Militia
  30. The General Power of Taxation
  31. The General Power of Taxation (Cont.)
  32. The General Power of Taxation (Cont.)
  33. The General Power of Taxation (Cont.)
  34. The General Power of Taxation (Cont.)
  35. The General Power of Taxation (Cont.)
  36. The General Power of Taxation (Cont.)
  37. Difficulties of Devising a Proper Form of Government
  38. Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed
  39. The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles
  40. On the Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined & Sustained
  41. General View of the Powers Conferred by The Constitution
  42. The Powers Conferred by The Constitution
  43. The Powers Conferred by The Constitution (Cont.)
  44. Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States
  45. The Alleged Danger from the Powers of the Union to the State - Governments Considered
  46. The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared
  47. The Structure of the Government & the Distribution of Power
  48. Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other
  49. Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government
  50. Periodical Appeals to the People Considered
  51. Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks & Balances
  52. The House of Representatives
  53. The House of Representatives (Cont.)
  54. The Apportionment of Members Among the States
  55. The Total Number of the House of Representatives
  56. The Total Number of the House of Representatives (Cont.)
  57. Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation
  58. Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands
  59. The Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members
  60. The Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (Cont.)
  61. The Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (Cont.)
  62. The Senate
  63. The Senate Continued
  64. The Powers of the Senate
  65. The Powers of the Senate Continued
  66. Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments
  67. The Executive Department
  68. The Mode of Electing the President
  69. The Real Character of the Executive
  70. The Executive Department Further Considered
  71. The Duration in Office of the Executive
  72. The Duration in Office of the Executive (Cont.)
  73. Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power
  74. The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive
  75. The Treaty Making Power of the Executive
  76. The Appointing Power of the Executive
  77. The Appointing Power of the Executive (Cont.)
  78. The Judiciary Department
  79. The Judiciary Continued
  80. The Powers of the Judiciary
  81. The Powers of the Judiciary & the Distribution of the Judicial Authority
  82. The Judiciary Continued
  83. The Judiciary in Relation to Trial by Jury
  84. Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered
  85. Concluding Remarks

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