The Federalist Paper

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The federalist papers is treatise on free government in peace and security. It is the outstanding American contribution to the literature on constitutional democracy and federalism, and a classic of the Western political thought. It is by far the most authoritative text concerning the interpretation of the American Constitution and an insight into the framers intent. Hamilton carefully outlined the contents of the Federalist papers at the end of the first essay in reality he strayed a bit from his original proposition. At the end the work of primarily Madison and Hamilton can be divided into two main parts: the first discussing the defects of the of the present government, the Articles of Confederation, and the second discussing…show more content…
Five basic themes can be discerned from the words of Hamilton, Madison, and Jay, including federalism, checks and balances separated powers, pluralism, and representation. Although they deal with different parts of government, these themes are fairly consistent throughout the papers. Much has been written concerinig the dual nature of the Federalist papers, because they were written by multiple authors in a short amount time. The Federalist Papers should also be considered in the context in which they were written. The revolutionary era was characterized by a quest for security from foreign nations, for peace in America, and for individual freedom. Earlier plans of union were largely motivated by a desire for security and peace, those of the period under consideration were the first appearance of the freedom motif. That motif came to the force during the colonist struggle with the England and was recognized by the Articles of Confederation. Federalist Papers is the same motif held force and arguments of unity and security, while seeming almost absurd to readers familiar with the power of the modern Union. At the time of publican the authorship of the articles was a closely guarded secret, though
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