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  • Federalist Papers And Federalism The Federalist Papers
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    Federalist Papers and Federalism The Federalist Papers were mostly the product of two young men: Alexander Hamilton of New York, age 32, and James Madison of Virginia, age 36. Both men sometimes wrote four papers in a single week. An older scholar, John Jay, later named as first chief justice of the Supreme Court, wrote five of the papers. Hamilton, who had been an aide to Washington during the Revolution, asked Madison and Jay to help him in this project. Their purpose was to persuade the New Y...
  • Anti Federalists And The Federalists
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    When comparing and contrasting Anti-Federalist views on the ratification of the United States Constitution with those of the Federalists, there is the relationship that represents their views upon principles, problems and solutions, which really looks at which side best reflects or departs from the original principles set forth for the Declaration. It can be argued that the two sides are quite contrary in their distinct perceptions, which each group believing that its views are the right ones. T...
  • Federalists Vision Of America
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    The American Revolution, arguably the most significant era in United States history, is what is mainly responsible in shaping our country into what the strong nation it is today. During this period of time, there were many conflicting views on the philosophies and the visions of Americas future. Individuals such as George Washington, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton were the men that led the supporters of a stronger national government, otherwise known as federalists. The federalists were s...
  • Writing The Federalist Papers In New York
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    After New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the new constitution it effectively became the law of the land. However, a problem arose; not all states had ratified including the two largest, Virginia and New York. To combat this problem and unify the states under the new constitution, prominent federalists James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay began writing the Federalist Papers in New York. Written under the pen name "Publius", the Federalist Papers served as the impetus for New...
  • Anti Federalist Papers
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    The anti-Federalists were against the ratification of the constitution. The views of the Federalists and the anti-Federalists were completely different. The Federalist and anti-Federalist papers were battles over problems with the Constitution. The only reason the anti-Federalists agreed to help ratify the constitution was because of the Bill of Rights and without the Bill of Rights the Constitution would not have been ratified. Following the American Revolution the United States was free of Bri...

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