The Federalist Papers By John Jay, James Madison, And Alexander Hamilton

756 Words Dec 7th, 2015 4 Pages
Although The Federalist papers are a thing of the past, they contribute and play a major role in our society today. From aiding our government in making decisions to contributing in the manner our political system is set up today. Many different people such as: John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton composed The Federalist Papers. Even though numerous and distinctive minds put their hard work, determination, and outstanding ideas into these documents, they all had one purpose. The hope that everyone could come to an understanding with them to support a constitution that establishes a strong central government. The Federalist Papers are total of eighty-five articles that were published between the years of 1787 and 1788. The articles were taken and published into two different parts and were finally completely published in 1788. The Federalist papers were meant to secure a public support to the ideas that were proposed by the U.S. Constitution.1 However, The Federalists “were more interested, perhaps, in orderly and efficient government than in safeguarding the maximum freedom of individual choice.”4 Even though many people were against supporting a constitution that established a strong central government, these brilliant and important men believed in the idea of a strong central government wholeheartedly. All in all, these men worked hard to accomplish their writing and to publishing their beliefs. During the process of writing these articles, the main…

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