The Federalist Papers

    The Importance of the Union

  1. General Introduction – Alexander Hamilton
  2. Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence – John Jay
  3. The Same Subject Continued – John Jay
  4. The Same Subject Continued – John Jay
  5. The Same Subject Continued – John Jay
  6. Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States – Alexander Hamilton
  7. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  8. The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States – Alexander Hamilton
  9. The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection – Alexander Hamilton
  10. The Same Subject Continued – James Madison
  11. The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy – Alexander Hamilton
  12. The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue – Alexander Hamilton
  13. Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government – Alexander Hamilton
  14. Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered – James Madison
  15. Defects of the Articles of Confederation

  16. The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union – Alexander Hamilton
  17. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  18. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  19. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton & James Madison
  20. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton & James Madison
  21. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton & James Madison
  22. Other Defects of the Present Confederation – Alexander Hamilton
  23. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  24. Arguments for the Type of Government Contained in the Constitution

  25. The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union – Alexander Hamilton
  26. The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered – Alexander Hamilton
  27. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  28. The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered – Alexander Hamilton
  29. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  30. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  31. Concerning the Militia – Alexander Hamilton
  32. Concerning the General Power of Taxation – Alexander Hamilton
  33. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  34. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  35. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  36. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  37. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  38. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  39. The Republican Form of Government

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

  56. The House of Representatives – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  57. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  58. The Apportionment of Members Among the States – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  59. The Total Number of the House of Representatives – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  60. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  61. The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  62. Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered – James Madison
  63. Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members – Alexander Hamilton
  64. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  65. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  66. The Senate – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  67. The Senate Continued – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison
  68. The Powers of the Senate – John Jay
  69. The Same Subject Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  70. Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered – Alexander Hamilton
  71. The Executive Branch

  72. The Executive Department – Alexander Hamilton
  73. The Mode of Electing the President – Alexander Hamilton
  74. The Real Character of the Executive – Alexander Hamilton
  75. (A) The Executive Department Further Considered – Alexander Hamilton
    (B) – The Executive Department Further Considered – Alexander Hamilton
  76. The Duration in Office of the Executive – Alexander Hamilton
  77. The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered – Alexander Hamilton
  78. The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power – Alexander Hamilton
  79. The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive – Alexander Hamilton
  80. The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive – Alexander Hamilton
  81. The Appointing Power of the Executive – Alexander Hamilton
  82. The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered – Alexander Hamilton
  83. The Judicial Branch

  84. The Judiciary Department – Alexander Hamilton
  85. The Judiciary Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  86. The Powers of the Judiciary – Alexander Hamilton
  87. The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority – Alexander Hamilton
  88. The Judiciary Continued – Alexander Hamilton
  89. The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury – Alexander Hamilton
  90. Conclusions and Miscellaneous Ideas

  91. Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered – Alexander Hamilton
  92. Concluding Remarks – Alexander Hamilton