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John Jay (1) (1745–1829)

Autor/a de The Federalist Papers

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19+ obres 10,593 Membres 68 Ressenyes

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Crèdit de la imatge: Copyrighted photo of painting, 1905 (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-50375)

Obres de John Jay

The Federalist Papers (1787) 10,073 exemplars

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I had read excerpts and individual papers hitherto - this time I went cover to cover. Some of the papers got a bit windy (Madison, mostly) but overall there's a reason this is considered one of our founding documents. It's that thorough, that well reasoned and well written to justify it's place in history. I think what surprised me most was their prescience - the founders understood that regional differences would lead to civil war if not restrained, and did their level best to prevent it. And while they weren't successful in preventing it, their Constitution provided the framework for recovering from it. This is vital history in the raw.… (més)
 
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dhaxton | Hi ha 66 ressenyes més | Mar 26, 2024 |
Just reread the arguments for adopting the new Constitution. I think every American citizen should read these essays -- along with the Anti-Federalist essays and the notes on the debates over the Constitution -- every now and again to remind ourselves of the genius of our system of government.
 
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bschweiger | Hi ha 66 ressenyes més | Feb 4, 2024 |
 
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mike.stephenson | Hi ha 66 ressenyes més | Jan 12, 2024 |
Quoting from the preface of this book: "It is supposed that a collection of the papers which have made their appearance in the gazettes of this city, under the Title of the FEDERALIST, may not be without effect in assisting the public judgment on the momentous question of the constitution of the United States, now under consideration by the people of America. . ."
 
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uufnn | Hi ha 66 ressenyes més | Dec 12, 2023 |

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10,593
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4.1
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68
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