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The Federalist [Papers]

Listed in order and by topic.

Authored by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay.

See also the Federalist Papers courtesy of the Yale University Avalon Project.. Or the one from the Library of Congress' Thomas service here.

 

The Importance of the Union (1-14)

No. 1General Introduction HAMILTON
No. 2Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence JAY
No. 3Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (con't) JAY
No. 4Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (con't) JAY
No. 5Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (con't) JAY
No. 6Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States HAMILTON
No. 7Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States (con't) HAMILTON
No. 8The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States HAMILTON
No. 9The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection HAMILTON
No. 10The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection (con't) MADISON
No. 11The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy HAMILTON
No. 12The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue HAMILTON
No. 13Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government HAMILTON
No. 14Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered MADISON

Defects of the Articles of Confederation (15-22)

No. 15The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union HAMILTON
No. 16The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON
No. 17The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON
No. 18The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON AND MADISON
No. 19The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON AND MADISON
No. 20The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON AND MADISON
No. 21Other Defects of the Present Confederation HAMILTON
No. 22Other Defects of the Present Confederation (con't) HAMILTON

Arguments for the type of Government contained in the Constitution (23-36)

No. 23The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union HAMILTON
No. 24The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered HAMILTON
No. 25The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered (con't) HAMILTON
No. 26The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered HAMILTON
No. 27The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (con't) HAMILTON
No. 28The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (con't) HAMILTON
No. 29Concerning the Militia HAMILTON
No. 30Concerning the General Power of Taxation HAMILTON
No. 31Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 32Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 33Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 34Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 35Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 36Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON

The Republican form of Government (37-51)

No. 37Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government MADISON
No. 38The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed MADISON
No. 39The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles MADISON
No. 40The Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained MADISON
No. 41General View of the Powers Conferred by The Constitution MADISON
No. 42The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered MADISON
No. 43The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered (con't) MADISON
No. 44Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States MADISON
No. 45The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered MADISON
No. 46The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared MADISON
No. 47The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts MADISON
No. 48These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other MADISON
No. 49Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 50Periodical Appeals to the People Considered HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 51The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments HAMILTON OR MADISON

The Legislative Branch (52-66)

No. 52The House of Representatives HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 53The House of Representatives (con't) HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 54The Apportionment of Members Among the States HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 55The Total Number of the House of Representatives HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 56The Total Number of the House of Representatives (con't) HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 57The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 58Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered MADISON
No. 59Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members HAMILTON
No. 60Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (con't) HAMILTON
No. 61Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (con't) HAMILTON
No. 62The Senate HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 63The Senate (con't) HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 64The Powers of the Senate JAY
No. 65The Powers of the Senate (con't) HAMILTON
No. 66Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered HAMILTON

The Executive Branch (67-77)

No. 67The Executive Department HAMILTON
No. 68The Mode of Electing the President HAMILTON
No. 69The Real Character of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 70The Executive Department Further Considered HAMILTON
No. 71The Duration in Office of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 72The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered HAMILTON
No. 73The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power HAMILTON
No. 74The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 75The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 76The Appointing Power of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 77The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered HAMILTON

The Judicial Branch (78-83)

No. 78The Judiciary Department HAMILTON
No. 79The Judiciary (con't) HAMILTON
No. 80The Powers of the Judiciary HAMILTON
No. 81The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority HAMILTON
No. 82The Judiciary Continued HAMILTON
No. 83The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury HAMILTON

Conclusions and Miscellaneous Ideas

No. 84Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered HAMILTON
No. 85Concluding Remarks HAMILTON

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