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Federalist No 52, The House of Representatives

From the New York Packet Friday, February 8, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: FROM the more general inquiries pursued in the four last papers, I pass on to a more particular examination of the several parts of the government. I shall begin with the House of Representatives. The first view…

Federalist No 51, The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks…

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…and Balances Between the Different Departments For the Independent Journal Wednesday, February 6, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: TO WHAT expedient, then, shall we finally resort, for maintaining in practice the necessary partition of power among the several departments, as laid down in the Constitution? The only answer that can…

Federalist No 50, Periodical Appeals to the People Considered

From the New York Packet Tuesday, February 5, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: IT MAY be contended, perhaps, that instead of OCCASIONAL appeals to the people, which are liable to the objections urged against them, PERIODICAL appeals are the proper and adequate means of PREVENTING AND CORRECTING INFRACTIONS OF THE…

Federalist No 49, Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments…

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…of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention For the Independent Journal Saturday, February 2, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE author of the “Notes on the State of Virginia,” quoted in the last paper, has subjoined to that valuable work the draught of…

Federalist No 48, These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated…

…as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other From the New York Packet Friday, February 1, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: IT WAS shown in the last paper that the political apothegm there examined does not require that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments should be wholly unconnected with…