Dinah Mayo-Bobee offers a strong defense of the New England Federalists
, as well as a thought-provoking assessment of their legacy.
Why did the Federalist
advocate as positively desirable all the things the Anti-Federalist opposed so vehemently: extent, wealth, and increased influence for the community's elites?
Jefferson's bitterness towards the judiciary lay in the quite plausible belief that Federalist
jurists had vigorously enforced the Sedition Act of 1798 in order to stifle Republican newspapers and keep him from winning the presidency.
(12) By 1791, less than four years after Federalist
10, Madison had become Jefferson's lieutenant in the endeavor to defeat the administration of Washington and Hamilton, foremost and irretrievably on the issue of use of national bank notes as paper money.
She joined The Federalist
in April 2015 after spending over two years with Watchdog.org, a conservative website.
In closing the Federalist
essays, Hamilton pointed out that the great gains proposed by the Constitution included a means of rectifying unforeseen flaws.
New York City would plausibly split off to adhere to the Union, leaving Anti-Federalist upstate New York as a land-locked nation, much like Vermont, which would pay tribute taxes to New York City to use the Hudson River and the city's deep-water docks.
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, who controlled the national government under our first two presidents, were centralizers with an aristocratic bent.
The charges against Chase, however, were his High Federalist
harangues, especially one bemoaning Republican "mobocracy" during a charge to a grand jury (when the justices rode circuit).
The suggestive assessment of a "dry or "turgid" style that is "not easy to read or hear" must be addressed by those looking to read The Federalist
as it was written, as deliberative rhetoric meant to persuade.
Constitution and has long encouraged "constitution worship" by American citizens who, to this day, are influenced by the Federalists
' smoke-and-mirrors campaign for ratification as though it occurred yesterday.