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November 12, 2012

Bookmarks 11/12/2012

Filed under: Bookmarks — Sofie @ 1:30 am
  • The Federalist Papers (correctly known as The Federalist) are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven of the essays were published serially in The Independent Journal and The New York Packet between October 1787 and August 1788 . A compilation of these and eight others, called The Federalist, was published in 1788 by J. and A. M’Lean.

    The Federalist Papers serve as a primary source for interpretation of the Constitution, as they outline the philosophy and motivation of the proposed system of government.The authors of the Federalist Papers wanted to both influence the vote in favor of ratification and shape future interpretations of the Constitution. According to historian Richard Morris, they are an “incomparable exposition of the Constitution, a classic in political science unsurpassed in both breadth and depth by the product of any later American writer.”

    tags: Constitution Founding Fathers Federalist Papers audio

  • The text of this version is primarily taken from the first collected 1788 “McLean edition”, but spelling and punctuation have been modernized, and some glaring errors — mainly printer’s lapses — have been corrected. The main heads have also been taken from that edition and a few later ones, except where the head was something like “The Same Subject Continued” we have repeated the previous heading and appended “(continued)”, so that each document can better stand alone. We have been guided by the excellent edition by Jacob E. Cooke, Wesleyan University Press, 1961.

    tags: Constitution Founding Fathers Federalist Papers

  • summary; context; important terms, people, and events; timeline; summary and analysis; study questions; review test; further reading

    tags: Constitution Founding Fathers Federalist Papers summary history

  • 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.

    In total, the Federalist Papers consist of 85 essays outlining how this new government would operate and why this type of government was the best choice for the United States of America.

    tags: Constitution Founding Fathers Federalist Papers

  • National Archives: The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights

    tags: Constitution Declaration of Independence Bill of Rights Founding Fathers history

  • Easily create online calls-to-action that deliver messages, calls, and faxes to officials on Capitol Hill. Inform, build, and rally your own network of supporters.

    tags: Congress contact activism

  • Free petitions that send email to Capitol Hill, includes congressional directory.

    tags: politics petition Congress

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