Federalist No 76, The Appointing Power of the Executive

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Federalist No 74, The Command of the Military…

…and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive From the New York Packet Tuesday, March 25, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE President of the United States is to be “commander-in-chief of the army and navy of the United States, and of the militia of the several States …

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Federalist No 73, The Provision For The Support of the Executive…

…and the Veto Power From the New York Packet Friday, March 21, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE third ingredient towards constituting the vigor of the executive authority, is an adequate provision for its support. It is evident that, without proper attention to this article, the separation of the executive …

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Federalist No 71, The Duration in Office of the Executive

From the New York Packet Tuesday, March 18, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: DURATION in office has been mentioned as the second requisite to the energy of the Executive authority. This has relation to two objects: to the personal firmness of the executive magistrate, in the employment of his constitutional …

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Federalist No 69, The Real Character of the Executive

From the New York Packet Friday, March 14, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: I PROCEED now to trace the real characters of the proposed Executive, as they are marked out in the plan of the convention. This will serve to place in a strong light the unfairness of the representations …

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