The Federalist Papers: No. 17

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 17 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. The ever-prolific Alexander Hamilton (a.k.a. “Publius”) is the author […]

The Federalist Papers: No. 16

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 16 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. This paper is written by Alexander Hamilton (a.k.a. “Publius”). […]

The Federalist Papers: No. 15

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 15 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. The first 14 papers argued that a Union of […]

The Federalist Papers: No. 14

On this day in 1787, Federalist Paper No. 14 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.” Paper 14 brings the introductory portion of the series […]