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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Federalist Papers, No. 6 – Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States

Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States For the Independent Journal Wednesday, November 14, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton Hamilton begins here with another assertion about the hearts of man. He says that we can’t just act as if there is … Continue reading

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The Federalist Papers, No. 5 – Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence

The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence) For the Independent Journal Saturday, November 10, 1787 By: John Jay In this paper, Jay begins by quoting from a letter from Queen Anne in 1706 regarding establishing a … Continue reading

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The Federalist Papers, No. 4 – Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence

The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence) For the Independent Journal Wednesday, November 7, 1787 By: John Jay This is a continuation from Papers Numbers 2 and 3. Jay states that our safety depends on not … Continue reading

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