Federalists Papers

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Federalists Papers Ideas behind the Constitution Attempted to sway public opinion by influencing beliefs of pol leaders Letters to Editor: From a NY Newspaper from 1777-1778 Didn’t have a union without NY, thus published in NY Debator’s Handbook: 85 Fed. Papers Jay- wrote 5-brought prestige by writing NY Constitution Hamilton- wrote 54- father of Constitution, starter of NY POST, energy of operation Madison- wrote 26, including most imp. Ones- 10 and 51 Fed. Papers were signed by Publius bc wanted to be anonymous- Hamilton’s idea Our country is an output of a pol exercise, bc the founding fathers were politicians Political Theory: Hamilton wanted to lay out arguments to change public theory Most authoritative papers to the Constitution They are a justification of the Constitution Federalism: a system of government whereby a nation is comprised of distinct parts, states, each retaining a certain jurisdiction. Constitutionalism:
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PS 11 taught by Professor Glaser during the Fall '07 term at Tufts.

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