Brutus #1

August 23, 2021 USGOPO 0

An Anti-federalist View. The Anti-Federalist papers were a series of papers written by opponents of ratification of the Constitution. These critics were generally in favor […]

Federalist #51

August 18, 2021 USGOPO 0

Foundational Document. Along with Federalist #10, Federalist #51 is commonly read in American high school government classes. Federalist #51 explores the necessity for a system […]

Federalist #10

August 17, 2021 USGOPO 0

A Defense of the Constitution. Federalist #10 was part of the Federalist Papers, a collection of papers written in support of the Constitution. One of […]

The Constitution

August 13, 2021 USGOPO 0

Creating the Republic. The Constitution written in summer of 1787 emerged from the debate about the weak Articles of Confederation and created the legislative, executive, […]

Articles of Confederation

August 12, 2021 USGOPO 0

The Initial Plan. The Articles of Confederation was the first form of government created during the American Revolution in 1777 and was the first form […]