Federalist #51

August 17, 2022 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

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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 […]

Jefferson and the Constitution

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What was this founding father’s position? What was Thomas Jefferson’s position on the proposed Constitution? Would he have been a Federalist or Anti-Federalist?  It is […]

The Constitution

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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

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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 […]