The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers


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The Federalist Papers, written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, brilliantly defend what was in their day a revolutionary charter--the Constitution of the United States. The Federalist Papers explain the complexities of a constitutional government its political structure and sprinciples based on the inherent rights of man. Scholars have long regarded this work as a milestone in political science and a classic of American political theory.

The Mentor Federalist Papers is based on the original McLean edition of 1788.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435172357
Publisher: Fall River Press
Publication date: 10/22/2021
Pages: 520
Sales rank: 18,363
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Alexander Hamilton (1755–1804) was George Washington's Chief of Staff and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
James Madison (1751–1836) was the fourth President of the United States. He is known as the Father of the U.S. Constitution and authored the Bill of Rights.
John Jay (1745–1829) was the first Chief Justice of the United States and the second governor of New York. 

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The Federalist No. 1: Hamilton

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Table of Contents

Chronology of the Lives of Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jayxxi
Historical Context of The Federalist Papersxxv
The Federalist1
The Constitution of the United States631
Interpretive Notes677
Critical Excerpts684
Questions for Discussion699
Suggestions for the Interested Reader701
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