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FEDERALIST PAPERS – TABLE OF CONTENTS

No.TitleAuthorPublicationDate

1.General IntroductionAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

2.Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and InfluenceJohn JayIndependent Journal- -

3.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
John JayIndependent Journal- -

4.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
John JayIndependent Journal- -

5.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
John JayIndependent Journal- -

6.Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the StatesAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

7.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States
Alexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

8.The Consequences of Hostilities Between the StatesAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketNov. 20, 1787

9.The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and InsurrectionAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

10.The Same Subject Continued:
The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection
James MadisonNew York PacketNov. 23, 1787

11.The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a NavyAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

12.The Utility of the Union in Respect to RevenueAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketNov. 27, 1787

13.Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in GovernmentAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

14.Objections to the Proposed Constitution from Extent of Territory AnsweredJames MadisonNew York PacketNov. 30, 1787

15.The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the UnionAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

16.The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketDec. 4, 1787

17.The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Alexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

18.The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Alexander Hamilton and James MadisonIndependent Journal- -

19.The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Alexander Hamilton and James MadisonIndependent Journal- -

20.The Same Subject Continued:
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union
Alexander Hamilton and James MadisonNew York PacketDec. 11, 1787

21.Other Defects of the Present ConfederationAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

22.The Same Subject Continued:
Other Defects of the Present Confederation
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketDec. 14, 1787

23.The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the UnionAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketDec. 17, 1787

24.The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further ConsideredAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

25.The Same Subject Continued:
The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketDec. 21, 1787

26.The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense ConsideredAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

27.The Same Subject Continued:
The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketDec. 25, 1787

28.The Same Subject Continued:
The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered
Alexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

29.Concerning the MilitiaAlexander HamiltonDaily AdvertiserJan. 10, 1788

30.Concerning the General Power of TaxationAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketDec. 28, 1787

31.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketJan. 1, 1788

32.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Alexander HamiltonDaily AdvertiserJan. 3, 1788

33.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Alexander HamiltonDaily AdvertiserJan. 3, 1788

34.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketJan. 4, 1788

35.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Alexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

36.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketJan. 8, 1788

37.Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of GovernmentJames MadisonDaily AdvertiserJan. 11, 1788

38.The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan ExposedJames MadisonNew York PacketJan. 15, 1788

39.The Conformity of the Plan to Republican PrinciplesJames MadisonIndependent Journal- -

40.The Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and SustainedJames MadisonNew York PacketJan. 18, 1788

41.General View of the Powers Conferred by the ConstitutionJames MadisonIndependent Journal- -

42.The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further ConsideredJames MadisonNew York PacketJan. 22, 1788

43.The Same Subject Continued:
The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered
James MadisonIndependent Journal- -

44.Restrictions on the Authority of the Several StatesJames MadisonNew York PacketJan. 25, 1788

45.The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments ConsideredJames MadisonIndependent Journal- -

46.The Influence of the State and Federal Governments ComparedJames MadisonNew York PacketJan. 29, 1788

47.The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different PartsJames MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 1, 1788

48.These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each OtherJames MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 1, 1788

49.Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a ConventionAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 5, 1788

50.Periodic Appeals to the People ConsideredAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 5, 1788

51.The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different DepartmentsAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 8, 1788

52.The House of RepresentativesAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 8, 1788

53.The Same Subject Continued:
The House of Representatives
Alexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 12, 1788

54.The Apportionment of Members Among the StatesAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 12, 1788

55.The Total Number of the House of RepresentativesAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 15, 1788

56.The Same Subject Continued:
The Total Number of the House of Representatives
Alexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 19, 1788

57.The Alleged Tendency of the Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with RepresentationAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonNew York PacketFeb. 19, 1788

58.Objection that the Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands ConsideredJames Madison- -- -

59.Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of MembersAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketFeb. 22, 1788

60.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketFeb. 26, 1788

61.The Same Subject Continued:
Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members
Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketFeb. 26, 1788

62.The SenateAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonIndependent Journal- -

63.The Senate ContinuedAlexander Hamilton or James MadisonIndependent Journal- -

64.The Powers of the SenateJohn JayNew York PacketMar. 7, 1788

65.The Powers of the Senate ContinuedAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 7, 1788

66.Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further ConsideredAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 11, 1788

67.The Executive DepartmentAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 11, 1788

68.The Mode of Electing the PresidentAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 14, 1788

69.The Real Character of the ExecutiveAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 14, 1788

70.The Executive Department Further ConsideredAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 14, 1788

71.The Duration in Office of the ExecutiveAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 18, 1788

72.The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive ConsideredAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 21, 1788

73.The Provision for Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power Alexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 21, 1788

74.The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the ExecutiveAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketMar. 25, 1788

75.The Treaty Making Power of the ExecutiveAlexander HamiltonIndependent Journal- -

76.The Appointing Power of the ExecutiveAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketApr. 1, 1788

77.The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive ConsideredAlexander HamiltonNew York PacketApr. 4, 1788

78.The Judiciary DepartmentAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -

79.The Judiciary ContinuedAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -

80.The Powers of the JudiciaryAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -

81.The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of Judicial AuthorityAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -

82.The Judiciary ContinuedAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -

83.The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by JuryAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -

84.Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and AnsweredAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -

85.Concluding RemarksAlexander HamiltonMcLEAN's Edition, New York- -