Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers

Grove City College president Paul McNulty explained the purpose of the Federalist Papers and how they were written by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton and James Madison.

Description

Grove City College president Paul McNulty explained the purpose of the Federalist Papers and how they were written by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton and James Madison.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Why was the creation of the Constitution at the Constitutional Convention controversial?
  • What were the Federalist Papers? What was their purpose?
  • Who were the authors of the Federalist Papers? Who was Publius?
  • How does Alexander Hamilton describe the debate over the new Constitution in Federalist No. 1?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Alexander Hamilton
    • Articles Of Confederation
    • Centralized Authority
    • Constitutional Convention
    • Federal No. 1
    • Federalist Papers
    • James Madison
    • John Jay
    • Op-ed
    • Publius

    Topics

    Constitutional FoundationU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity