Category Archives: Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers, No 14 – Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered

Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered From the New York Packet Friday, November 30, 1787 James Madison       Madison reviews somewhat where we’ve been thus far. This first section is a great summary of … Continue reading

Posted in Federalist Papers | Leave a comment

The Federalist Papers, No. 12 – The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue

The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue From the New York Packet Tuesday, November 27, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton     Hamilton states that we’ve so far discussed how Unionization can promote commercial prosperity. How that relates now … Continue reading

Posted in Federalist Papers | Leave a comment

The Federalist Papers, No. 11 – The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy

The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy For the Independent Journal Saturday, November 24, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton       Here, Hamilton argues for the creation of a federal navy. He argues that … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Federalist Papers | Leave a comment

The Federalist Papers, No. 10 – The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection

The Same Subject Continued (The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection) From the Daily Advertiser Thursday, November 22, 1787 By: James Madison       The same subject is undertaken here that we had from yesterday, but … Continue reading

Posted in Federalist Papers, Politics | Leave a comment

The Federalist Papers, No. 9 – The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection

The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection For the Independent Journal Wednesday, November 21, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton     We move along now to Hamilton discussing how the Union is a safety net for internal strife. … Continue reading

Posted in Federalist Papers, Politics | Leave a comment

The Federalist Papers, No. 8 – The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States

The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States From the New York Packet Tuesday, November 20, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton     In the previous papers, we saw the proofs that there would likely be hostilities between the states if they … Continue reading

Posted in Federalist Papers, Politics | Leave a comment

The Federalist Papers, No. 7 – Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States

The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States) For the Independent Journal Thursday November 15, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton   Hamilton continues the same subject. He posits that most wars have arisen from that. This is most … Continue reading

Posted in Federalist Papers, Politics | Leave a comment