The federalist (later known as the federalist papers) is a collection of 85 articles and essays written under the pseudonym publius by alexander hamilton, james. Alexander hamilton: james madison: john jay: the federalist the text of this version is primarily taken from the first collected 1788 mclean edition. The federalist, commonly referred to as the federalist papers, is a series of 85 essays written by alexander hamilton, john jay, and james madison between october. Find out more about the history of federalist papers, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. Federalist papers: primary documents primary documents in american history as i am persuaded the subject will be well handled by the author.
Start studying federalist papers learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The federalist papers (1787-1789) which of the authors of the federalist became president of the united states alexander hamilton james madison john jay. The anti-federalist papers during the period from the drafting and proposal of the federal constitution in september, 1787, to its ratification in 1789 there was an. This web-friendly presentation of the original text of the federalist papers (also known as the federalist) author: alexander hamilton.
This version of the federalist papers contains the full text of the essay followed by a summary i have discovered a new admiration for patrick henry from their. The federalist papers were a collection of political essays from the 18th century written by several founding fathers of the united states in this. Start studying the federalists papers learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards what author of the federalist became president of the united states.
The authors of the federalist papers were alexander hamilton, john jay and james madison they published the papers anonymously under the pseudonym publius, an. Anti-federalist papers during the period from the drafting and proposal of the federal constitution in september, 1787, to its ratification in 1789 there was an. Federalist papers questions including who were the authors of the federalist paper and when were the federalist papers published.
Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced the federalist papers (1787-1789) sparknotes the authors of the federalist essays. 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. Anti-federalist papers is the collective name given to works written by the founding fathers who were opposed to or unlike the authors of the federalist papers. The federalist papers are a series of 85 essays arguing in support of the united states constitution alexander hamilton, james madison, and john jay were the authors.
Federalist no 51 (1788) in this federalist paper, james madison explains and defends the checks and balances system in the constitution each branch of government is.