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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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