120 quotes from alexander hamilton: 'happy will it be if our choice should be directed by a judicious estimate of our true interests, unperplexed and unbiased by. The federalist papers is a collection of 85 articles and essays written (under the pseudonym publius) by alexander hamilton, james madison, and john jay. Thomas jefferson hailed the federalist papers as the best commentary ever he was instrumental in drafting the us constitution and was the author of the. The anti-federalist papers were written over a number of years and by a variety of authors who utilized pen names to remain anonymous, and debates over authorship. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced the federalist papers (1787-1789) sparknotes the authors of the federalist essays. Find out more about the history of federalist papers, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. The two authors most commonly associated with the federalist papers are former us president james madison and alexander hamilton, the first secretary of the us. The federalist papers [alexander hamilton, james madison, john jay] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers three illustrious early american statesmen.
The federalist papers in a complete, easy to read e-text. The anti-federalist papers index of papers the arguments against ratification appeared in various forms, by various authors, most of whom used a pseudonym. Federalist papers: federalist papers, series of 85 essays on the proposed new constitution of the united states and on the nature of republican government, published. The federalist papers were written by publius, a pen name for alexander hamilton, james madison and john jay of the 85 articles, 51 were written by hamilton, 26 by. The federalist papers were a series of eighty-five essays urging the citizens of new york to ratify the new united states constitution written by alexander hamilton.
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