Federalist Paper No. 10, written pseudonymously by James Madison in support of the new United States Constitution, is about how to guard the new government of the union against factions, or groups of citizens with specia... More »

The Federalist Papers were a series of essays published in several New York State newspapers during 1787 and 1788. These essays were designed to explain and argue for the developing United States Constitution, and came a... More »

The Anti-Federalist Papers were written arguments against the ratification of the United States Constitution. Written between 1787 and 1789 by various authors writing under pseudonyms, they contain warnings of dangers fr... More »

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James Madison's thesis in Federalist Paper Number 10 is that a strong national government is better able to guard against the destructive effects of special interest groups and factions than smaller republics. Madison wr... More »

The Federalist Papers were written in an attempt to get the New York citizens to ratify the United States Constitution in 1787. They were originally published using a pen name, "Publius," before being published in 1818 w... More »

The Federalists opposed the War of 1812 because the policies of the opposing party that declared war, headed by Thomas Jefferson and later headed by James Madison, brought the Federalist stronghold of New England to the ... More »

The Federalist Papers were written by Publius, a pen name for Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay. Of the 85 articles, 51 were written by Hamilton, 26 by Madison, five by Jay and the others were a collaboratio... More »