Required Cases & Documents

Primary Sources

Federalist 10

Madison, James
November 23, 1787

The Same Subject Continued
The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection
From the New York Packet. Friday, November 23, 1787.

To the People of the State of New York:

Articles of Confederation

Continental Congress
November 15, 1777

To all to whom these Presents shall come, we, the undersigned Delegates of the States affixed to our Names send greeting.

Brutus I

October 18, 1787

To the Citizens of the State of New-York.

When the public is called to investigate and decide upon a question in which not only the present members of the community are deeply interested, but upon which the happiness and misery of generation

Federalist 51

Hamilton or Madison
February 8, 1788

The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks
and Balances Between the Different Departments
From the New York Packet. Friday, February 8, 1788.1

Federalist 78

May 22, 1788

The Judiciary Department
From McLEAN'S Edition, New York.


To the People of the State of New York: