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Alexander Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton was born in the West Indies in 1757, the illegitimate child of a Scottish merchant. He came to the American colonies to study at King’s College (now Columbia University), and became an early and ardent supporter of the Revolutionary cause. During the Revolutionary War he was aide-de-camp to George Washington and a member of the Continental Congress. He was a leading figure at the Constitutional Convention (1787) and a principal author of The Federalist Papers. At first Secretary of the Treasury he articulated a policy of protection for manufacturing interests, strong central government, and establishment of a national bank... Read More

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The Federalist Papers

Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay


Format: Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: January 1, 1982
Price: $7.99

Introduction by Garry Wills. Contains the complete, 18th-century text of The Federalist, along with James Madison’s never-before-published marginal notations. It also includes the complete Constitution, an outline of the argument, a quick-reference index and bibliography.

Introduction * An Outline of the Argument * A Note on the Text * The Federalist *... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Federalist Papers

Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $4.99

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The Federalist
A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States
Written by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison
Edited by Robert Scigliano


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 11, 2001
Price: $15.00

The series of essays that comprise The Federalist constitutes one of the key texts of the American Revolution and the democratic system created in the wake of independence. Written in 1787 and 1788 by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay to promote the ratification of the proposed Constitution, these papers... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Federalist
A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States
Written by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison
Edited by Robert Scigliano


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.
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