Essays Tagged: "Federalist Papers"

Federalists vs. Anti-federalists

Federalists vs. Anti-federalistsAfter fighting the revolutionary war in order to get independence ma ... o the central government. They feared that it might become another monarchy. This is where the anti-federalists came from. Other people thought that there needs to be a strong central government. Thes ... on the central government needs to be able to raise an army and to do this it needs power. The anti-federalists didn't want to give any power to the central government. They wanted a laize-faire gover ...

(2 pages) 145 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dual Executive

in the concept of a pluralexecutive. Back in the time of the writing of the Constitution, some anti-federalists wanted a weak executive. This weak executive was called a plural executive or an executi ... was not only to weaken the executive, but also to prevent a monarchy from ruling. In fact, an anti-federalist named Randolph opposed an executive-of-one so much that he believed it to be the "foetus ...

(5 pages) 59 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Dual Executive

in the concept of a pluralexecutive. Back in the time of the writing of the Constitution, some anti-federalists wanted a weak executive. This weak executive was called a plural executive or an executi ... was not only to weaken the executive, but also to prevent a monarchy from ruling. In fact, an anti-federalist named Randolph opposed an executive-of-one so much that he believed it to be the "foetus ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: articles of confederation.

The Avalon Project at Yale Law SchoolArticles of ConfederationAnnapolis Convention Madison Debates Federalist Papers U. S. ConstitutionSee Also Benjamin Franklin's Draft and John Dickinson's DraftSee ...

(14 pages) 56 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Alexander Hamilton Biography-2 pages paragraphs including -introduction -early life -before the Revolution and during the revolution -during and after the revolution -later years

government after the American Revolution and he is also well known for being the main writer of The Federalist Papers, a document that successfully gained many followers for the Constitution during th ... tion in Philadelphia in 1787. At the Convention, Hamilton did not have an important role. Like most Federalists, he had wanted a strong central government, including a president that stayed in office ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why the Federalists thought a larger Union would be better for democracy.

According to Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, authors of the Federalist Papers, the union of the States would be better as a large republic, firmly connected by ... an extended Union would accomplish this. Their arguments for an extended republic are expounded in Federalist Papers nine and ten.In Federalist 9, Hamilton raises the subject of the utility of the Un ... able to maintain their own identity, while still enjoying the security a Union provides.In the Anti-Federalist Papers, Cato refutes the claims that a larger Union would be a better choice for a republ ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The essay is about THE FEDERALIST # 10 written by Madison in the effort of ratifying the constitution. It explains about faction and there influences in gov't.

The Federalist No.10Madison begins perhaps the most famous of the Federalist papers by stating that one ... majority to be the greatest danger in a political society such as ours was Madison's main concern. Federalist#10 is one of the most important Federalist Papers and is essential to our understanding o ... om persons differently situated, especially with respect to the ownership of property.Madison wrote Federalist#10 in response to Brutus' attack on the proposed constitution on October 18, 1787. Brutus ...

(5 pages) 167 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Madison vs. Jefferson: On the Issue of Constitutional Conflict in the Federalist Papers

In the Federalist Papers, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson discuss the issue of constitutional conflict, ... restore a homeostatic equilibrium.Works CitedHamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist Papers. Ed. Clinton Rossiter. New York: Penguin, 2003.

(6 pages) 84 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Federalist Paper #74

The Federalist Papers in this section are about the roles of the President. Included in these roles is t ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Growing Up

also a touch of Franklin in Uncle Charlie, who reads and rereads the Autobiography, as well as The Federalist Papers, and is described by one relation as almost a genius. With a mind like that he cou ...

(3 pages) 928 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History - Federalist versus Anti-Federalist

al Convention meeting held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania had finally came to a close after critical Federalist debates between had taken place in determining balancing power between State and Federal ... exander Hamilton, who argued for a strong national government and James Madison and John Jay in the Federalist Papers. Now, Thomas Jefferson on the other hand was in favor of a weaker national governm ...

(3 pages) 40 2 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Powers of the Government

(6 pages) 63 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Development of the United States Constitution

rta, the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Federalist Papers. The United States Constitution would serve as a template for several other govern ... rta, The Mayflower Compact, The Declaration of Independence, The Articles of Confederation, and The Federalist Papers. Early colonists believed that the United States should adopt the best of the Engl ...

(5 pages) 116 0 4.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Federalist Number Ten, 1787 Summary

SummaryFederalist Number 10 is an essay written by James Madison and is the tenth of the federalist papers. ... ten by James Madison and is the tenth of the federalist papers. The essay is the most famous of the Federalist Papers and is a valued political writing.Federalist number 10 starts with Madison stating ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Founding Fathers on Taxes

the more drastic response in declaring independence, developing the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers, and in the language of the United States Constitution itself, the early version o ... ent creating it. Seven of those essays focused on the taxation aspect of the proposed Constitution (Federalist Papers).The first of the essays devoted to the issue of taxation asserted that a failure ...

(9 pages) 31 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How the federalist and anti-federalist papers led to the ratification of the articles of confederation

hould be a ratification of the constitution or not. Many peoples opinion varied on the subject. The Federalists believed that the Articles of Confederation were a failure and that we needed to rewrite ... e Articles of Confederation were a failure and that we needed to rewrite the constitution. The Anti-Federalists had a different opinion; they believed that we shouldn’t ratify the constitution.Sh ...

(5 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

James Madison: What made him a great president

study. He then married Dolley Payne Todd who had a son from her first marriage.James Madison was a Federalist when our Constitution was formed. He was one of the three writers of the Federalist Paper ... bury v. Madison case. In 1801 President Jefferson found out Adams was trying to fill the court with federalist judges. To prevent these Federalists from becoming justices of the peace, Jefferson told ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Pursuit of Happiness

ss of the people; secondly, a knowledge of the means by which that object can be best attained", as Federalist Papers state. Internationally, governments continuously search for different means and wa ... ss of the people; secondly, a knowledge of the means by which that object can be best attained", as Federalist Papers state. Internationally, governments continuously search for different means and wa ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues