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The Federalist papers

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Grouping Titlefederalist papers
Grouping Authoralexander hamilton
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
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Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
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Madison, James, 1751-1836
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display_description"The best commentary on the principles of government which ever was written" - Thomas Jefferson Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and'above all'essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues. Whether readers are encountering these classic writings for the first time, or brushing up in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, these slim volumes will serve as a powerful and illuminating resource for scholars, students, and civic-minded citizens. Written at a time when furious arguments were raging about the best way to govern America, The Federalist Papers had the immediate practical aim of persuading New Yorkers to accept the newly drafted Constitution in 1787. In this they were supremely successful, but their influence also transcended contemporary debate to win them a lasting place in discussions of American political theory. The Federalist Papers make a powerful case for power-sharing between State and Federal authorities and have only risen in legal influence over the last two centuries. Beeman's analysis helps clarify the goals, at once separate and in concert, of Madison, Hamilton, and Jay during their writing, and his selections show the array of issues'both philosophical and policy-specific'covered by this body of work.
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subject_facetConstitutional history -- United States -- Sources
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789
title_displayThe Federalist papers
title_fullThe Federalist Papers
The Federalist papers / Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay ; edited with an introduction by Richard Beeman
title_shortThe Federalist papers
topic_facetConstitutional history
Politics and government