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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 75 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: THE President is to have power, “by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of the senators present concur.” Though this provision has … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 74 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


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 WHEN CALLED INTO THE ACTUAL … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 73 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


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 … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 72 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: THE administration of government, in its largest sense, comprehends all the operations of the body politic, whether legislative, executive, or judiciary; but in its most usual, and perhaps its most precise … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 71


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, … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 70 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: THERE is an idea, which is not without its advocates, that a vigorous Executive is inconsistent with the genius of republican government. The enlightened well-wishers to this species of government must … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 69 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


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 … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 68 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: THE mode of appointment of the Chief Magistrate of the United States is almost the only part of the system, of any consequence, which has escaped without severe censure, or which … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 67 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


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 … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 66 (ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: A REVIEW of the principal objections that have appeared against the proposed court for the trial of impeachments, will not improbably eradicate the remains of any unfavorable impressions which may still … Continue reading

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