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 this time by Madison. AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well constructed Union, none …

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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. A FIRM Union will be of the utmost moment to the peace and liberty of …

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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 were all separate or in several confederacies. Here, Hamilton begins to enumerate some of the …

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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 likely true. One thing that we often hear is that religion is the cause of …

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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 not a multitude of possible motives for wars as men are ambitious, vindictitve, and rapacious. …

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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 union of England and Scotland. QUEEN ANNE, in her letter of the 1st July, 1706, …

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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 giving just causes for war. But the safety of the people of America against dangers …

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