Outline of The Federalist

Part I

Federalist 1: The Challenge and the Outline

Part II

Federalist 2-Federalist 14: “The Utility of the Union”

Federalist 2
Federalist 3
Federalist 4
Federalist 5
Federalist 6
Federalist 7
Federalist 8
Federalist 9
Federalist 10
Federalist 11
Federalist 12
Federalist 13
Federalist 14

Part III

Federalist 15-22: The “Insufficiency” of the Articles of Confederation

Federalist 15
Federalist 16
Federalist 17
Federalist 18
Federalist 19
Federalist 20
Federalist 21
Federalist 22

Part IV

Federalist 23-36: The Minimum “Energetic” Government Requirement

Federalist 23
Federalist 24
Federalist 25
Federalist 26
Federalist 27
Federalist 28
Federalist 29
Federalist 30
Federalist 31
Federalist 32
Federalist 33
Federalist 34
Federalist 35
Federalist 36

Part V

Federalist 37-51: “The Great Difficulty of Founding”

A. Federalist 37-40: The Difficulty with Demarcations and Definitions

Federalist 37
Federalist 38
Federalist 39
Federalist 40

B. Federalist 41-46: The Difficulty of Federalism

Federalist 41
Federalist 42
Federalist 43
Federalist 44
Federalist 45
Federalist 46

C. Federalist 47-51: The Difficulty of Republicanism

Federalist 47
Federalist 48
Federalist 49
Federalist 50
Federalist 51

Part VI

Federalist 52-84: “The True Principles of Republican Government”

A. Federalist 52-61: The House of Representatives

Federalist 52
Federalist 53
Federalist 54
Federalist 55
Federalist 56
Federalist 57
Federalist 58
Federalist 59
Federalist 60
Federalist 61

B. Federalist 62-66: The Senate

Federalist 62
Federalist 63
Federalist 64
Federalist 65
Federalist 66

C. Federalist 67-77: The Presidency

Federalist 67
Federalist 68
Federalist 69
Federalist 70
Federalist 71
Federalist 72
Federalist 73
Federalist 74
Federalist 75
Federalist 76
Federalist 77

D. Federalist 78-82: The Judiciary

Federalist 78
Federalist 79
Federalist 80
Federalist 81
Federalist 82

E. Federalist 83-84: Five Miscellaneous Republican Issues

Federalist 83
Federalist 84

Part VII

Federalist 85: Analogy to State Governments and Added Security to Republicanism

Contents

Timelines

View timelines of the 1787-1788 “out-of-doors” debates in newspapers in pamphlets during the ratification of the Constitution.

Biographies

Learn about the key figures in the Federalist and Antifederalist debate over the proposed Constitution.

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The Federalists

Read Gordon Lloyd’s introduction to the Federalists who supported the Constitution as well as his essential Federalists.

The Antifederalists

Read Gordon Lloyd’s introduction to the Antifederalists who opposed the Constitution as well as his essential Antifederalists.

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