Fed. # 10. - Tim Hoskins A day 1. What was the political...

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1. What was the political climate at the time the Federalist Papers were written? The atmosphere in America at the time the Federalist Papers were being written was in a very confused state. The nation had just come out of a revolution against its mother country England, and everyone was starting to wonder what was right and what was wrong. The revolution’s length had taken a toll on the country, and because of the confusion the people were going through with the ineffective Articles of Confederation, many questioned whether the war had been worth it or not. The citizens were looking for guidance. 2. Who wrote the Federalist Paper # 10 and why? At the end of the Federalist Paper # 10 it is signed by Publius. Publius was a pen name used by the combination of Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. They chose this name because of a famous roman, Publius Valerius, who is noted for creating the Roman Republic. Though John Jay was not part of the Federalist Papers # 10, Hamilton and Madison still used the name Publius. The Federalist Paper # 10 was written for two reasons and those were to get people to vote to ratify the constitution, and to balance the anti-federalist. Their goal was to establish a strong federal government in the form of a Representative Democracy so
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This essay was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Pablo during the Fall '08 term at UNC Asheville.

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