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Federalist, the

A series of remarkable essays in favor of the national Constitution which were written by Alexander Hamilton with the assistance of Madison, Jay, and others. Hamilton wrote the larger half of these essays, which were probably the determining cause resulting in the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. They were subsequently published in book form under the above title.

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