Federalist No. 84

Source: The Federalist: The Gideon Edition, eds. George W. Carey and James McClellan (Indianapolis: Liberty…

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Source: The Federalist No. 65, [7 March 1788], No. 68, [12 March 1788], No. 70,…

Federalist No. 75

THE President is to have power, “by and with the advice and consent of the…

Federalist No. 74

THE President of the United States is to be “commander-in-chief of the army and navy…

Federalist No. 73

THE third ingredient towards constituting the vigor of the executive authority is an adequate provision…

Federalist No. 71

DURATION in office has been mentioned as the second requisite to the energy of the…

Federalist No. 72

THE administration of government, in its largest sense, comprehends all the operations of the body…

Federalist No. 69

I PROCEED now to trace the real characters of the proposed executive, as they are…

Federalist No. 67

THE constitution of the executive department of the proposed government claims next our attention. There…

Federalist No. 46

RESUMING the subject of the last paper, I proceed to inquire whether the federal government…

Federalist No. 44

A fifth class of provisions in favor of the federal authority consists of the following…

Federalist No. 42

The second class of powers lodged in the general government consist of those which regulate…

Federalist No. 66

A REVIEW of the principal objections that have appeared against the proposed court for the…

Federalist No. 53

I SHALL here, perhaps, be reminded of a current observation, “that where annual elections end,…

Federalist No. 52

FROM the more general inquiries pursued in the four last papers, I pass on to…

Federalist No. 50

IT MAY be contended, perhaps, that instead of occasional appeals to the people, which are…

Federalist No. 45

HAVING shown that no one of the powers transferred to the federal government is unnecessary…

Federalist No. 43

THE fourth class comprises the following miscellaneous powers: 1. A power “to promote the progress…

Federalist No. 40

THE second point to be examined is whether the convention were authorized to frame and…

Federalist No. 41

The Constitution proposed by the convention may be considered under two general points of view.…

Federalist No. 38

IT IS not a little remarkable that in every case reported by ancient history in…

Federalist No. 39

THE last paper having concluded the observations which were meant to introduce a candid survey…

Federalist No. 37

IN REVIEWING the defects of the existing Confederation, and showing that they cannot be supplied…

Federalist No. 36

WE HAVE seen that the result of the observations to which the foregoing number has…

Federalist No. 32

ALTHOUGH I am of opinion that there would be no real danger of the consequences…

Federalist No. 33

THE residue of the argument against the provisions of the Constitution in respect to taxation…

Federalist No. 65

THE remaining powers which the plan of the convention allots to the Senate, in a…

Federalist No. 64

IT IS a just and not a new observation that enemies to particular persons, and…

Federalist No. 62

HAVING examined the constitution of the House of Representatives, and answered such of the objections…

Federalist No. 61

THE more candid opposers of the provisions respecting elections contained in the plan of the…

Federalist No. 60

WE HAVE seen that an uncontrollable power over the elections to the federal government could…

Federalist No. 59

THE natural order of the subject leads us to consider, in this place, that provision…

Federalist No. 58

Madison THE remaining charge against the House of Representatives, which I am to examine, is…

Federalist No. 57

Madison THE third charge against the House of Representatives is that it will be taken…

Federalist No. 56

THE second charge against the House of Representatives is that it will be too small…

Federalist No. 55

THE number of which the House of Representatives is to consist forms another and a…

Federalist No. 34

I FLATTER myself it has been clearly shown in my last number that the particular…

Federalist No. 76

The President is “to nominate, and, by and with the advice and consent of the…

Federalist No. 29

THE power of regulating the militia and of commanding its services in times of insurrection…

Federalist No. 77

IT HAS been mentioned as one of the advantages to be expected from the co-operation…

Federalist No. 30

IT HAS been already observed that the federal government ought to possess the power of…

Federalist No. 28

THAT there may happen cases in which the national government may be necessitated to resort…

Federalist No. 27

IT HAS been urged in different shapes that a Constitution of the kind proposed by…

Federalist No. 26

IT WAS a thing hardly to be expected that in a popular revolution the minds…

Federalist No. 25

IT MAY perhaps be urged that the objects enumerated in the preceding number ought to…

Federalist No. 24

TO THE powers proposed to be conferred upon the federal government, in respect to the…

Federalist No. 22

IN ADDITION to the defects already enumerated in the existing federal system, there are others…

Federalist No. 21

HAVING in the three last numbers taken a summary review of the principal circumstances and…

Federalist No. 79

Next to permanency in office, nothing can contribute more to the independence of the judges…

Federalist No. 20

THE United Netherlands are a confederacy of republics, or rather of aristocracies of a very…
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