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Selected Federalist Papers

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by Alexander Hamilton Author · James Madison Author


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Brilliant essays comprising a masterful exposition and defense of the proposed federal system of government and of the Constitution's carefully architected system of checks and balances. This volume contains 35 of the most famous and important pieces, concerning impeachment, dangers from foreign arms and influence, the need for a power of taxation, freedom of the press and the inadvisability of a bill of rights, the three-fifths rule for counting slaves, and much else.

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Author :
Alexander Hamilton
Author :
John Jay
Editor :
Bob Blaisdell
Author :
James Madison
Selected Federalist Papers
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