Federalist No. 7 – Alexander Hamilton (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 7 – Alexander Hamilton If states aren’t united, they will be more likely to go to war with other countries including neighbors Border disputes, commercial competition, public debt may lead states to fight each other. This will make us look weak and disunited and either be tempted by foreign influence or become the… Read more Federalist No. 7 – Alexander Hamilton (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 6 – Alexander Hamilton (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 6 – Alexander Hamilton Commercial clashes have caused nations to be unfriendly with other nations Wars happen all the time based on this, religion and border disputes The British have almost always been at war for these reasons Popular wars often based on commerce between 2 parties are often more destructive than they… Read more Federalist No. 6 – Alexander Hamilton (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 3 – John Jay (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 3 – John Jay When deciding on a Constitution, consensus has to be taken into account to build a government strong enough for the general purposes of a government: prevention of invasion, suppressing insurrection and prosecuting crimes. The Constitution allows the government to deal with foreign threats and not appear weak to insiders… Read more Federalist No. 3 – John Jay (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 2 – John Jay (1787-1788)

Federalist No.2 – John Jay Q: Should we have just one federal government or many separate confederacies with multiple governments? The fate of America depends on staying united and giving its brightest citizens the chance to set up a good government. America is not a bunch of separate territories but physically connected, with ethnically similar… Read more Federalist No. 2 – John Jay (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 1 – Alexander Hamilton (1787-1788)

Federalist No. 1 – Alexander Hamilton The Articles of Confederation aren’t cutting it anymore. Things are unstable and might descend into chaos. Some people may benefit from the Confederation but it’s clear that most of us aren’t doing so well. The following series of Federalist papers focus on 6 major points: The utility of a… Read more Federalist No. 1 – Alexander Hamilton (1787-1788)

Articles of Confederation (1777-1781)

Articles of Confederation (1777-1781) Preamble and Article 1 New Hampshire, Massachusetts bay, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia are now a union called the United States of America Article 2 Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, independence, power and jurisdiction if… Read more Articles of Confederation (1777-1781)