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Federalist papers. What the Founding Fathers would have to say about current political issues based on the Federalist Papers, written to defend and promote ratification of our Constitution. Spent 4 years studying The Federalist Papers and re-writing them into easier-to-read English. My new edition was published in Spring, 1999: The Federalist Papers: In Modern Language/Indexed for Today`s Political Issues Other than the Federalist Papers, my knowledge of history is very limited.

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2016-08-19 Anti Federalist Papers:

Both (what we call) the Federalist Papers and the Anti-Federalist Papers were written as articles to be published in New York state newspapers between the time that the Constitution was finished (September

2014-03-01 Founding fathers and constitution:

I hope you can take some time and enjoy reading the Papers.  Paper #1 starts right out by assuming that critics would say that the new Constitution would rob people of their freedoms.  The word "freedom"

2014-03-01 Founding fathers and constitution:

These are great questions.  Unfortunately, the answer is very long.  These are the questions the authors of The Federalist Papers answered.  Usually I can find one or two of the Papers to answer questions

2013-11-17 History - the Constitution:

These are very good questions.  The answer to the problems under the Articles of Confederations is quite extensive.  Federalist Papers #15 - 22 explain the problems under the Articles and the problems

2013-10-04 History:

The Articles of Confederation gave the federal government no power over citizens.  If the federal government passed a law, each State had to approve the law before it went into effect over citizens of


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