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A series of eighty-five essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in the late 1780s to persuade the voters of New York to adopt the Constitution.
No. 8 The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States
No. 14 Objections to the Proposed Constitution from Extent of Territory Answered
No. 2 Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
No. 21 Other Defects of the Present Confederation
No. 37 Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government.
No. 40 On the Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained.
No. 41 General View of the Powers Conferred by The Constitution
No. 42 The PowersConferred by the Constitution Further Considered
No. 44 Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States
No. 45 The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments
No. 46 The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared
No. 54 The Apportionment of Members Among the States
No. 64 The Powers of the Senate
No. 67 The Executive Department
No. 9 The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection
No. 12 The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue
No. 15 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
No. 23 The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union
No. 29 Concerning the Militia
No. 30 Concerning the General Power of Taxation
No. 39 The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles
No. 47 The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts.
No. 48 These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other
No. 52 The House of Representatives
No. 58. Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands.
No. 62. The Senate
No. 66. Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered
No. 68. The Mode of Electing the President
No. 70. The Executive Department Further Considered
No. 80. The Powers of the Judiciary
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