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Philosophy of
Evil
Socialism in America

"The struggle of History is not
between the bourgeoisie and the
proletariat; it is between government
and the governed."

Jerry McDaniel
The Federalist Papers
Table of Contents
FEDERALIST NO. 1 By Alexander Hamilton
General Introduction
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, October 27, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 2 By John jay
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, October 31, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 3 By John Jay
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and
Influence)
Published in  the Independent Journal.
Saturday, November 3, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 4 By John Jay
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and
Influence)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, November 3, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 5 By John Jay
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and
Influence)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, November 10, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 6 By Alexander Hamilton
Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the
States
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, November 14, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 7  By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the
States)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Thursday, November 15, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 8 By Alexander Hamilton
The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, November 20, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 9 By Alexander Hamilton
The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and
Insurrection
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, November 21, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 10 By James Madison
The Same Subject Continued
(The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction
and Insurrection)
Published in the Daily Advertiser.
Thursday, November 22, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 11 By Alexander Hamilton
The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial
Relations and a Navy
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, November 24, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 12 By Alexander Hamilton
The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, November 27, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 13 By Alexander Hamilton
Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in
Government
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, November 28, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 14 By James Madison
Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of
Territory Answered
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, November 30, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 15 By Alexander Hamilton
The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to
Preserve the Union
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, December 1, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 16 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to
Preserve the Union)
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, December 4, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 17 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to
Preserve the Union)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, December 5, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 18 By Madison and Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to
Preserve the Union)
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, December 7, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 19 By Madison and Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to
Preserve the Union)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, December 8, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 20 By Madison and Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to
Preserve the Union)
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, December 11, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 21 By Alexander Hamilton
Other Defects of the Present Confederation
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, December 12, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 22 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Other Defects of the Present Confederation)
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, December 14, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 23 By Alexander Hamilton
The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One
Proposed to the Preservation of the Union
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, December 18, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 24 By Alexander Hamilton
The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further
Considered
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, December 19, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 25 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense
Further Considered)
Published in  the New York Packet.
Friday, December 21, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 26 By Alexander Hamilton
The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in
Regard to the Common Defense Considered
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, December 22, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 27 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in
Regard to the Common Defense Considered)
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, December 25, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 28 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in
Regard to the Common Defense Considered)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, December 26, 1787

FEDERALIST NO. 29 By Alexander Hamilton
Concerning the Militia
Published in the New York Packet.
Wednesday, January 9, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 30 By Alexander Hamilton
Concerning the General Power of Taxation
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, December 28, 1787.

FEDERALIST NO. 31 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the General Power of Taxation)
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, January 1, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 32 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the General Power of Taxation)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, January 2, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 33 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the General Power of Taxation)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, January 2, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 34 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the General Power of Taxation)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, January 5, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 35 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the General Power of Taxation)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, January 5, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 36 By  Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the General Power of Taxation)
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, January 8, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 37 By James Madison
Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in
Devising a Proper Form of Government
Published in the Daily Advertiser.
Friday, January 11, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 38 By James Madison
The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of
the Objections to the New Plan Exposed
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, January 12, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 39 By James Madison
The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, January 16, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 40 By James Madison
On the Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed
Government Examined and Sustained
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, January 18, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 41 By James Madison
General View of the Powers Conferred by The
Constitution
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, January 19, 1788
FEDERALIST NO. 42 By James Madison
The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further
Considered
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, January 22, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 43 By James Madison
The Same Subject Continued
(The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further
Considered)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, January 23, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 44 By James Madison
Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, January 25, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 45 By James Madison
The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to
the State Governments Considered
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, January 26, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 46 By James Madison
The Influence of the State and Federal Governments
Compared
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, January 29, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 47 By James Madison
The Particular Structure of the New Government and
the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, January 30, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 48 By James Madison
These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as
to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, February 1, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 49 By James Madison
Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any
One Department of Government by Appealing to the
People Through a Convention
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, February 2, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 50 By James Madison
Periodical Appeals to the People Considered
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, February 5, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 51 By James Madison
Periodical Appeals to the People Considered
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, February 5, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 52 By James Madison
The House of Representatives
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, February 8, 1788
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FEDERALIST NO. 53 By James Madison
The Same Subject Continued (The House of
Representatives)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, February 9, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 54 By James Madison
The Apportionment of Members Among the States
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, February 12, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 55 By James Madison
The Total Number of the House of Representatives
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, February 13, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 56 By James Madison
The Same Subject Continued (The Total Number of the
House of Representatives)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, February 16, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 57 By James Madison
The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the
Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in
Connection with Representation
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, February 19, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 58 By James Madison
Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be
Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands
Considered
Published in the Independent Journal
Wednesday, February 20, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 59 By Alexander Hamilton
Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the
Election of Members
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, February 22, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 60 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the
Election of Members)
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, February 23, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 61 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued
(Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the
Election of Members)
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, February 26, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 62 By James Madison
The Senate
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, February 27, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 63 By James Madison
The Senate Continued
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, March 1, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 64 By John Jay
The Powers of the Senate
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, March 5, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 65 By Alexander Hamilton
The Powers of the Senate Continued
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, March 7, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 66 By Alexander Hamilton
Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court
for Impeachments Further Considered
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, March 8, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 67 By Alexander Hamilton
The Executive Department
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, March 11, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 68 By Alexander Hamilton
The Mode of Electing the President
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, March 12, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 69 By Alexander Hamilton
The Real Character of the Executive
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, March 14, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 70 By Alexander Hamilton
The Executive Department Further Considered
Published in the Independent Journal.
Saturday, March 15, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 71 By Alexander Hamilton
The Duration in Office of the Executive
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, March 18, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 72 By Alexander Hamilton
The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the
Executive Considered
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, March 19, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 73 By Alexander Hamilton
The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and
the Veto Power
Published in the New York Packet.
Friday, March 21, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 74 By Alexander Hamilton
The Command of the Military and Naval Forces,
and the Pardoning Power of the Executive
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, March 25, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 75 By Alexander Hamilton
The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, March 26, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 76 By Alexander Hamilton
The Appointing Power of the Executive
Published in the New York Packet.
Tuesday, April 1, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 77 By Alexander Hamilton
The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of
the Executive Considered
Published in the Independent Journal.
Wednesday, April 2, 1788.

FEDERALIST NO. 78 By Alexander Hamilton
The Judiciary Department
From McLEAN'S Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 79 By Alexander Hamilton
The Judiciary Continued
From MCLEAN's Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 80 By Alexander Hamilton
The Powers of the Judiciary
From McLEAN's Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 81 By Alexander Hamilton
The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the
Judicial Authority
From McLEAN's Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 82 By Alexander Hamilton
The Judiciary Continued
From McLEAN's Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 83 By Alexander Hamilton
The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury
From MCLEAN's Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 84 By Alexander Hamilton
Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the
Constitution Considered and Answered
From McLEAN's Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788

FEDERALIST NO. 85 By Alexander Hamilton
Concluding Remarks
From MCLEAN's Edition, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 1788
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