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The Federalist Papers


AIR DATE: Saturday, December 11, 2010
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Mark Dimunation talked about The Federalist Papers. The collection of 85 essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay were written in 1787-88 to encourage the states to ratify the United States Constitution. The Federalist Papers continue to be cited in legislative and legal proceedings. This was a Constitution Week noon gallery talk for the"Creating the United States" exhibition in the Southwest Gallery of the Library of Congress.

KEYWORDS: Early American History (1600-1850), Courts & Judicial Process, Constitution