Alexander Hamilton's The Federalist Papers

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With the advent of modern technology and the further advancement within the technological field every single day, it's easy to forget the significance of literacy, specifically the importance of having a thorough understanding of early American literature and the impact that it had on our great country's history along with a knowledge of modern day works and a thirst to read regardless of any diversities. One of the most influential pieces of literature ever authored was undoubtedly 'The Federalist Papers'. 'The Federalist Papers' is a series of 85 essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in defense of the new United States Constitution which was penned by James Madison himself. 'The Papers' were published under the pseudonym "'Publius', in honor of Roman consul Publius Valerius Publicola". While many of the articles were written by a combination of the authors, the official analysis of the text states that Alexander Hamilton wrote fifty-one of the articles, James Madison wrote twenty-nine, and John Jay wrote five. Hamilton wrote of six topics that were planned to be covered in 'The Papers' and they were as follows: "1. 'The utility of the UNION to your political prosperity' 2. 'The insufficiency of the present Confederation to preserve that Union' 3. 'The necessity of a government at least equally energetic with the one proposed to the attainment of this object'…show more content…
'The conformity of the proposed constitution to the true principles of republican government' 5. 'Its analogy to your own state constitution' 6. 'The additional security which its adoption will afford to the preservation of that species of government, to liberty and to

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