The Avalon Project : The Federalist Papers No. 10

Welcome to our Federalist Papers e-text. The Federalist Papers were written and published during the years 1787 and 1788 in several New York State newspapers to persuade New York voters to ratify the proposed constitution.

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Borden, Morten, ed. The Antifederalist Papers. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1965.
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In arguing for the adoption of the Constitution, the essays explained particular provisions of the Constitution in detail. For this reason, and because Hamilton and Madison were each important members of the Constitutional Convention, The Federalist Papers are often used today as a means to interpret the intentions of those drafting the Constitution. Hamilton, Jay, and Madison responded to and answered questions and charges that opponents of ratification raised. They contained warnings of dangers from tyranny that weaknesses in the proposed Constitution did not adequately provide against. Many of the Anti-Federalist writers, while not a cohesive, focused group like that that of Hamilton, Jay and Madison, were articulate critics and described serious concerns.

Federalist Papers: FEDERALIST No. 10 - Founding Fathers

The subordinate governments, which can extend their care to all those objects, which can be separately provided for, will retain their due authority and activity.”James Madison, Federalist Number 10: “When a majority is included in a faction, the form of popular government, on the other hand, enables it to sacrifice to its ruling passion or interest, both the public good and private rights, against the danger of...

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For further reading: Gordon S. Wood, The Creation of the American Republic,1776-1787 (1969); George Wills, Explaining America: The Federalist (1981);S. Rufus Davis, The Federal Principle: A Journey through Time in Questof Meaning (1978); Charles R. Kesler, ed., Saving the Republic: The FederalistPapers and the American Founding (1987); Herbert J. Storing, What the Anti-FederalistsWere For (1981); and the classic Douglas Adair, "The Tenth FederalistRevisited," William & Mary Quarterly 8 (1951): 48.

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These Federalist Papers Web pages were originally created by Rob Knautz and replace his version hosted online from 1996 to 2000. The raw text files used for this project come from . Please read the attached to the original data if you intend to reproduce it. Many other historic texts are also available from the Gutenberg archives.

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What we know as the Federalist Papers, is actually a series of eighty-five essays written by Hamilton, Jay, and Madison between October 1787 and May 1788. The essays were published anonymously, under the pseudonym “Publius,” and were contemporaneously known as The Federalist. Originally and primarily published in two New York state newspapers—The New York Packet and The Independent Journal—the essays were reprinted by a number of other New York newspapers, as well as by newspapers in several other cities and states.