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Federalist No 67, The Executive Department

From the New York Packet Tuesday, March 11, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE constitution of the executive department of the proposed government, claims next our attention. There is hardly any part of the system which could have been attended with greater difficulty in the arrangement of it than this;…

Federalist No 65, The Powers of the Senate, Continued

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From the New York Packet Friday, March 7, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE remaining powers which the plan of the convention allots to the Senate, in a distinct capacity, are comprised in their participation with the executive in the appointment to offices, and in their judicial character as a…

Federalist No 61, Concerning the Power of Congress…

…to Regulate the Election of Members, Continued From the New York Packet Tuesday, February 26, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE more candid opposers of the provision respecting elections, contained in the plan of the convention, when pressed in argument, will sometimes concede the propriety of that provision; with this…

Federalist No 59, Concerning the Power of Congress…

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…to Regulate the Election of Members From the New York Packet Friday, February 22, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE natural order of the subject leads us to consider, in this place, that provision of the Constitution which authorizes the national legislature to regulate, in the last resort, the election…

Federalist No 57, The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few…

…at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation From the New York Packet Tuesday, February 19, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE THIRD charge against the House of Representatives is, that it will be taken from that class of citizens which will have least sympathy with the…