The Federalist Papers is a collection of political essays in which three United States Founding Fathers intelligently and forcefully advocate the ratification of what became this country's supreme law.
Written by the iconic American statesman, Alexander Hamilton, the original US chief justice, John Jay, and "Father of the Constitution" James Madison, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the United States
These essays were published anonymously in New York newspapers in 1787 and 1788, and they foresaw many of the headline-grabbing issues surrounding impeachment
, and regulation
that we read about today. Hailed by Thomas Jefferson as the best commentary ever written on the principles of government, The Federalist Papers
are now available in this elegantly designed, unabridged hardcover edition with jacket that includes an introduction by American history scholar and author Andrew S. Tree
and a historical timeline
at the back.
Revolutionary classics of political philosophy
, these articles are essential reading for students, lawyers, politicians, and anyone with an interest
in the formation of societies.
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