The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers
The Federalist Papers
By Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Philo-Publius, Clinton Rossiter (Editor), Charles R. Kessler (Introduction)
Description

The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles encouraging the ratification of the United States Constitution. The Federalist Papers serve as a primary source for interpretation of the Constitution, as they outline the philosophy and motivation for the proposed system of government. Hamilton, Madison and Jay wanted to encourage the ratification and also set the standards for future interpretation of the Constitution. This book is essential for understanding the beginnings of the greatest democracy in the modern world.

Details

Publisher: Signet Classics
Publication Date: April 1, 2003
Pages: 688
Formats: Print