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Approved by the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787, the US Constitution was to become law only if ratified by nine of the thirteen states then comprising the United States. The eighty-five letters in support of the Constitution collected here have become recognized as the most important political science work ever written in the United States. Written primarily by Hamilton, assisted by Madison and Jay, these essays are considered to be the foremost commentary on the US Constitution. Today lawyers, historians, and Supreme Court Judges, along with countless others, carefully comb these letters looking for key insights ranging from their analysis of the power of congress to their arguments on behalf of judicial review. From what we can determine, ours is the only unabridged recording to date.

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  • The Federalist Papers stand as key documents in the founding of the United States.”

    Amazon.com editorial review

  • “In 1787 and 1788, these articles argued, with great clarity and prescience, for the ratification of the Constitution and for a strong federal government.”


Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Seth | 1/25/2014

    " Really long, 85 letters to the editor of the New york paper. Very good discussion and good information about what the founders were thinking at the time when the constitution was being voted upon. They sure knew a lot of history and used so much in the arguments. Very persuasive. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rob Roy | 1/24/2014

    " If you ever wonder if our founding fathers knew what they were doing the book answers that question. Sheer brilliance. You will end up knowing far more about our constitution then they ever taught in school. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Colin | 1/20/2014

    " Essential documents in understanding America. If you're an American, read them. Heck, if you're not an American, read them, though you may lack context. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Katie | 1/19/2014

    " Tough read, have to look up a lot of words to understand. Very elegant writing. Didn't finish it. Will come back to it someday. "

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