Archive for October, 2013

Original Documents

Federalist No. 1

General Introduction For the Independent Journal. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: AFTER an unequivocal experience of the inefficiency of the subsisting federal government, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. The subject speaks its own importance; comprehending in its […]

Federalist No. 2

Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence For the Independent Journal. Author: John Jay To the People of the State of New York: WHEN the people of America reflect that they are now called upon to decide a question, which, in its consequences, must prove one of the most important that ever engaged their attention, the […]

Essays on Founding Documents/Readings