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The Federalist [Papers]

Listed in order and by topic.

Authored by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay.

See also the Searchable Federalist Papers courtesy of the Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia. Or the one from the Library of Congress' Thomas service here.

 

The Importance of the Union (1-14)

No. 1 General Introduction HAMILTON
No. 2 Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence JAY
No. 3 Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (con't) JAY
No. 4 Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (con't) JAY
No. 5 Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence (con't) JAY
No. 6 Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States HAMILTON
No. 7 Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States (con't) HAMILTON
No. 8 The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States HAMILTON
No. 9 The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection HAMILTON
No. 10 The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection (con't) MADISON
No. 11 The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy HAMILTON
No. 12 The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue HAMILTON
No. 13 Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government HAMILTON
No. 14 Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered MADISON

Defects of the Articles of Confederation (15-22)

No. 15 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union HAMILTON
No. 16 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON
No. 17 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON
No. 18 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON AND MADISON
No. 19 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON AND MADISON
No. 20 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (con't) HAMILTON AND MADISON
No. 21 Other Defects of the Present Confederation HAMILTON
No. 22 Other Defects of the Present Confederation (con't) HAMILTON

Arguments for the type of Government contained in the Constitution (23-36)

No. 23 The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union HAMILTON
No. 24 The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered HAMILTON
No. 25 The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered (con't) HAMILTON
No. 26 The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered HAMILTON
No. 27 The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (con't) HAMILTON
No. 28 The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered (con't) HAMILTON
No. 29 Concerning the Militia HAMILTON
No. 30 Concerning the General Power of Taxation HAMILTON
No. 31 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 32 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 33 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 34 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 35 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON
No. 36 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (con't) HAMILTON

The Republican form of Government (37-51)

No. 37 Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government MADISON
No. 38 The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed MADISON
No. 39 The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles MADISON
No. 40 The Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained MADISON
No. 41 General View of the Powers Conferred by The Constitution MADISON
No. 42 The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered MADISON
No. 43 The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered (con't) MADISON
No. 44 Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States MADISON
No. 45 The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered MADISON
No. 46 The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared MADISON
No. 47 The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts MADISON
No. 48 These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other MADISON
No. 49 Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 50 Periodical Appeals to the People Considered HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 51 The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments HAMILTON OR MADISON

The Legislative Branch (52-66)

No. 52 The House of Representatives HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 53 The House of Representatives (con't) HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 54 The Apportionment of Members Among the States HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 55 The Total Number of the House of Representatives HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 56 The Total Number of the House of Representatives (con't) HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 57 The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 58 Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered MADISON
No. 59 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members HAMILTON
No. 60 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (con't) HAMILTON
No. 61 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members (con't) HAMILTON
No. 62 The Senate HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 63 The Senate (con't) HAMILTON OR MADISON
No. 64 The Powers of the Senate JAY
No. 65 The Powers of the Senate (con't) HAMILTON
No. 66 Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered HAMILTON

The Executive Branch (67-77)

No. 67 The Executive Department HAMILTON
No. 68 The Mode of Electing the President HAMILTON
No. 69 The Real Character of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 70 The Executive Department Further Considered HAMILTON
No. 71 The Duration in Office of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 72 The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered HAMILTON
No. 73 The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power HAMILTON
No. 74 The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 75 The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 76 The Appointing Power of the Executive HAMILTON
No. 77 The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered HAMILTON

The Judicial Branch (78-83)

No. 78 The Judiciary Department HAMILTON
No. 79 The Judiciary (con't) HAMILTON
No. 80 The Powers of the Judiciary HAMILTON
No. 81 The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority HAMILTON
No. 82 The Judiciary Continued HAMILTON
No. 83 The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury HAMILTON

Conclusions and Miscellaneous Ideas

No. 84 Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered HAMILTON
No. 85 Concluding Remarks HAMILTON

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