THE FEDERALIST PAPERS

by 
Alexander Hamilton
James Madison
John Jay

1787-1788

No.
Title
Author
Publication
Date
1
General Introduction Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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2
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence Jay Independent 
Journal
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3
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
Jay Independent 
Journal
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4
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
Jay Independent 
Journal
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5
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
Jay Independent 
Journal
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6
Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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7
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States
Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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8
The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States Hamilton New York
Packet
Nov 20
1787
9
The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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10
The Same Subject Continued:
The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection
Madison New York
Packet
Nov 23
1787
11
The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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12
The Utility of the Union in Respect to Revenue Hamilton New York
Packet
Nov 27
1787
13
Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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14
Objections to the Proposed Constitution from Extent of Territory Answered Madison New York
Packet
Nov 30
1787
15
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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16
The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Hamilton New York
Packet
Dec 4
1787
17
The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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18
The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Hamilton
+ Madison
Independent 
Journal
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19
The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Hamilton
+ Madison
Independent 
Journal
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20
The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Hamilton
+ Madison
New York
Packet
Dec 11
1787
21
Other Defects of the Present Confederation Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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22
The Same Subject Continued:
Other Defects of the Present Confederation
Hamilton New York
Packet
Dec 14
1787
23
The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union Hamilton New York
Packet
Dec 17
1787
24
The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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25
The Same Subject Continued:
The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered
Hamilton New York
Packet
Dec 21
1787
26
The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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27
The Same Subject Continued:
The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered
Hamilton New York
Packet
Dec 25
1787
28
The Same Subject Continued:
The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered
Hamilton Independent 
Journal
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29
Concerning the Militia Hamilton Daily
Advertiser
Jan 10
1788
30
Concerning the General Power of Taxation Hamilton New York
Packet
Dec 28
1787
31
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Hamilton New York
Packet
Jan 1
1788
32
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Hamilton Daily
Advertiser
Jan 3
1788
33
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Hamilton Daily
Advertiser
Jan 3
1788
34
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Hamilton New York
Packet
Jan 4
1788
35
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Hamilton Independent 
Journal
--
36
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Hamilton New York
Packet
Jan 8
1788
37
Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government Madison Daily
Advertiser
Jan 11
1788
38
The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed Madison New York
Packet
Jan 15
1788
39
The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles Madison Independent 
Journal
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40
The Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained Madison New York
Packet
Jan 18
1788
41
General View of the Powers Conferred by the Constitution Madison Independent 
Journal
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42
The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered Madison New York
Packet
Jan 22
1788
43
The Same Subject Continued:
The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered
Madison Independent 
Journal
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44
Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States Madison New York
Packet
Jan 25
1788
45
The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered Madison Independent 
Journal
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46
The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared Madison New York
Packet
Jan 29
1788
47
The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts Madison New York
Packet
Feb 1
1788
48
These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other Madison New York
Packet
Feb 1
1788
49
Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 5
1788
50
Periodic Appeals to the People Considered Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 5
1788
51
The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 8
1788
52
The House of Representatives Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 8
1788
53
The Same Subject Continued:
The House of Representatives
Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 12
1788
54
The Apportionment of Members Among the States Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 12
1788
55
The Total Number of the House of Representatives Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 15
1788
56
The Same Subject Continued:
The Total Number of the House of Representatives
Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 19
1788
57
The Alleged Tendency of the Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation Hamilton
or Madison
New York
Packet
Feb 19
1788
58
Objection that the Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered Madison
--
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59
Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members Hamilton New York
Packet
Feb 22
1788
60
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members
Hamilton New York
Packet
Feb 26
1788
61
The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members
Hamilton New York
Packet
Feb 26
1788 
62
The Senate Hamilton
or Madison
Independent 
Journal
--
63
The Senate Continued Hamilton
or Madison
Independent 
Journal
--
64
The Powers of the Senate Jay New York
Packet
Mar 7
1788
65
The Powers of the Senate Continued Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 7
1788
66
Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 11
1788
67
The Executive Department Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 11
1788
68
The Mode of Electing the President Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 14
1788
69
The Real Character of the Executive Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 14
1788
70
The Executive Department Further Considered Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 14
1788
71
The Duration in Office of the Executive Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 18
1788
72
The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 21
1788
73
The Provision for Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 21
1788
74
The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive Hamilton New York
Packet
Mar 25
1788
75
The Treaty Making Power of the Executive Hamilton Independent 
Journal
--
76
The Appointing Power of the Executive Hamilton New York
Packet
Apr 1
1788
77
The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered Hamilton New York
Packet
Apr 4
1788
78
The Judiciary Department Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
--
79
The Judiciary Continued Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
--
80
The Powers of the Judiciary Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
--
81
The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of Judicial Authority Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
--
82
The Judiciary Continued Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
--
83
The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
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84
Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
--
85
Concluding Remarks Hamilton McLean's
Edition, N.Y.
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