The Federalist Papers: No. 30

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 30 is published. The Federalist Papers are a collection of essays that were published in New York newspapers in late 1787 and early 1788. They argued FOR the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the states. Yes, I did skip paper no. 29! (Bonus points […]

The Federalist Papers: No. 28

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 28 is published. The Federalist Papers are a collection of essays that were published in New York newspapers in late 1787 and early 1788. They argued FOR the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the states. Alexander Hamilton (a.k.a. “Publius”) continues his discussion: Will military […]

The Federalist Papers: No. 27

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 27 is published. The Federalist Papers are a collection of essays that were published in New York newspapers in late 1787 and early 1788. They argued FOR the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the states. Publius addresses the contention that the new national government […]

The Federalist Papers: No. 26

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 26 is published. The Federalist Papers are a collection of essays that were published in New York newspapers in late 1787 and early 1788. They argued FOR the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the states. Alexander Hamilton (a.k.a. “Publius”) is still discussing standing armies. […]