The Federalist Papers (Paperback)

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In 1787, the US Constitution was sent to the state legislatures for ratification. Intended to replace the Articles of Confederation, the new Constitution replaced the loose confederation of states with a strong Federal central government to which the states would be subordinated. The Federalist Papers were written by some of the authors of the Constitution, as a series of letters to New York newspapers, explaining how the proposed Constitution would work and why the state legislatures should vote for its ratification.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781934941522
ISBN-10: 1934941522
Publisher: Red and Black Publishers
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2009
Pages: 402
Language: English