Federalist Papers

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Federalist Papers  - ∙ The  Federalist Papers  were written by Alexander Hamilton, James  Madison, and John Jay to convince the American people to ratify the Constitution. Their  arguments were extremely persuasive, and the collected essays are regarded as one of  the most valuable works on American political philosophy.  King's College  - ∙ Hamilton attended King's College as a special student from 1774  through 1776. The university later changed its name to Columbia University.  Loose Interpretation  - ∙ Alexander Hamilton and his followers favored a loose  interpretation of the Constitution, which meant they believed that the document  permitted everything that it did not expressly forbid. This contrasted sharply with  Thomas Jefferson's strict interpretation.  Mint Act  - ∙ Hamilton succeeded in convincing Congress to pass the Mint Act of 1791 to  establish a single national currency. 
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