The Federalist Papers - (Dover Thrift Editions: American History) by Alexander Hamilton & James Madison & John Jay (Paperback)
$5.99
Shop on Target

Price Comparison

Description

About the Book A collection of 85 articles and essays that were initially published anonymously in New York newspapers in 1787-1788, this volume reflects the intentions of the Constitution's framers and ratifiers. Book Synopsis An excellent reference for anyone who wants a better understanding of the Constitution, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the United States. The essays were written and published anonymously in New York newspapers during the years 1787 and 1788 by three of the Constitution's framers and ratifiers: Alexander Hamilton, General George Washington's Chief of Staff and first Secretary of the Treasury; John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the United States; and James Madison, father of the Constitution, author of the Bill of Rights, and fourth President of the United States. Thomas Jefferson hailed The Federalist Papers as the best commentary ever written about the principles of government. Milestones in political science and enduring classics of political philosophy, these articles are essential reading for students, lawyers, politicians, and those with an interest in the foundation of U.S. government and law. About the Author Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) was General George Washington's Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Treasury. James Madison (1755-1804) was the fourth President of the United States. He was instrumental in drafting the U.S. Constitution and was the author of the Bill of Rights.John Jay (1745-1829) was the first Chief Justice of the United States.

logo

Target

You may also like