Book Discussion on The Federalist Papers
Mark Dimunation talked about The Federalist Papers. The collection of 85 essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay were… read more
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. close
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- Mark G. Dimunation Chief Library of Congress->Rare Book and Special Collections Division
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