The Federalist Papers Reader; And Historical Documents of Our American Heritage

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This 1997 release contains 23 of the 85 Federalist Papers, which provide the basic arguments and distilled essence of the Federalist Papers; the Declaration of Independence; the United States Constitution, including the Bill of Rights; the Emancipation Proclamation; the Gettysburg Address; and George Washington's Farewell Address.

It is designed to be used in a history, civics, or political science course as a self-contained module. Each paper is preceded by a brief historical ...

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Overview

This 1997 release contains 23 of the 85 Federalist Papers, which provide the basic arguments and distilled essence of the Federalist Papers; the Declaration of Independence; the United States Constitution, including the Bill of Rights; the Emancipation Proclamation; the Gettysburg Address; and George Washington's Farewell Address.

It is designed to be used in a history, civics, or political science course as a self-contained module. Each paper is preceded by a brief historical introduction and contains subheads for greater clarity. The other documents are introduced by the editor as to their historical significance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780929765587
  • Publisher: Seven Locks Press
  • Publication date: 9/9/1998
  • Pages: 162
  • Lexile: 1460L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.23 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Editor's Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 3
The Federalist Papers
No. 1 Introduction 37
No. 2 Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence 42
No. 3 The Same Subject Continued 47
No. 6 Concerning Dangers from War Between the States 51
No. 8 The Effects of Internal War in Producing Standing Armies and Other Institutions Unfriendly to Liberty 57
No. 9 The Utility of the Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection 63
No. 10 The Same Subject Continued 69
No. 15 Concerning the Defects of the Present Confederation in Relation to the Principle of Legislation for the States in Their Collective Capacities 78
No. 16 The Same Subject Continued in Relation to the Same Principle 86
No. 23 The Necessity of a Government at Least Equally Energetic with the One Proposed 92
No. 37 Concerning the Difficulties Which the Convention Must Have Experienced in the Formation of a Proper Plan 97
No. 39 The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles: An Objection in Respect to the Powers of the Convention Examined 105
No. 47 The Meaning of the Maxim, Which Requires a Separation of the Departments of Power, Examined and Ascertained 112
No. 48 The Same Subject Continued with a View to the Means of Giving Efficacy in Practice to That Maxim 120
No. 49 The Same Subject Continued with the Same View 126
No. 51 The Same Subject Continued with the Same View and Concluded 131
No. 62 Concerning the Constitution of the Senate with Regard to the Qualifications of the Members, the Manner of Appointing Them, the Equality of Representation, the Number of the Senators and the Duration of Their Appointments 137
No. 63 A Further View of the Constitution of the Senate in Regard to the Duration of Appointment of Its Members 144
No. 70 The Same View Continued in Relation to the Unity of the Executive, with an Examination of the Project of an Executive Council 152
No. 78 A View of the Constitution of the Judicial Department in Relation to the Tenure of Good Behavior 161
No. 79 A Further View of the Judicial Department in Relation to the Provisions for the Support and Responsibility of the Judges 169
No. 84 Concerning Several Miscellaneous Objections 172
No. 85 Conclusion 182
The Constitution of the United States of America 189
Bill of Rights 202
Notes 213
Index 217
The Declaration of Independence 224
George Washington's Farewell Address 230
The Gettysburg Address 247
The Emancipation Proclamation 249
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