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Tables of Contents for The Federalist
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
ix
Introduction
Benjamin Fletcher Wright
The First National Referendum
1
6
The Authorship of The Federalist
7
4
The Aims of a More Perfect Union
11
15
Human Nature, Motives, and Factions
26
15
The New Federalism
41
8
Direct and Representative Democracy
49
10
The Structure of a Free Government
59
8
Fundamental Law and the Judicial Guardians
67
10
The Rational Appeal to Self-Interest
77
12
THE FEDERALIST
Introduction
89
4
The Natural Advantages of Union
93
4
Union as a Requisite for National Safety
97
3
Relations with Foreign Powers
100
5
Separate Confederacies and Foreign Pourers
105
3
Disunion and Dissension Among the States
108
5
Causes of Wars Among the States if Disunited
113
6
Consequences of Wars Between States
119
5
Union as a Barrier to Faction and Insurrection
124
5
The Size and Variety of the Union as a Check on Faction
129
7
The Value of Union to Commerce and the Advantages of a Navy
136
6
Union and the National Revenue
142
5
Union and Economy in Government
147
3
Representative Republics and Direct Democracies
150
5
Defects of the Confederation
155
7
Inability of the Confederation to Enforce Its Laws
162
5
The Future Balance of State and National Powers
167
4
The Greek Confederacies
171
5
Medieval and Modern Confederacies
176
6
The Netherlands Confederacy
182
4
Defects of the Present Confederation
186
5
The Confederation: Lack of Powers and of Proper Ratification
191
8
The Necessity of an Energetic and Active National Government
199
4
To Provide for the Common Defense
203
5
The States and the Common Defense
208
5
The Powers of Congress and the Common Defense
213
6
The Enforcement of the Supreme Law of the Land
219
3
A National Army and Internal Security
222
4
The Regulation of the Militia
226
5
A General Power of Taxation
231
5
The Necessity of a National Power of Taxation
236
4
Exclusive and Concurrent Powers of Taxation
240
4
The Constitutionality of National Tax Laws
244
4
Concurrent Authority in Taxation
248
5
Further Reasons for an Indefinite Power of Taxation
253
6
Internal Taxes: Direct and Indirect
259
6
Problems Confronting the Federal Convention
265
7
Inconsistencies of Opponents of Ratification
272
8
Republicanism, Nationalism, Federalism
280
6
The Authority of the Convention
286
7
Powers Delegated to the General Government: I
293
9
Powers Delegated to the General Government: II
302
7
Powers Delegated to the General Government: III
309
8
Restrictions on Powers of the States
317
7
Powers and Continuing Advantages of the States
324
5
State and Federal Powers Compared
329
7
The Separation of Powers: I
336
7
The Separation of Powers: II
343
4
Appeal to the People in Cases of Disagreement
347
5
Periodical Appeals to the People
352
3
Checks and Balances
355
4
The House of Representatives
359
5
Annual and Biennial Elections
364
5
The Apportionment of Representatives and of Taxes
369
5
The House and Knowledge of Local Circumstances
374
5
Adequacy of Representation in the House
379
4
The Popular Basis of the House
383
5
The Future Size of the House
388
5
National Regulation of Congressional Elections
393
5
Safety in National Control of Elections
398
5
Uniformity in the National Control of Elections to the House
403
4
The Nature and the Stabilizing Influence of the Senate
407
6
The Necessity of a Senate
413
7
The Senate and the Treaty Power
420
6
The Senate: Appointments and Impeachments
426
5
The Senate: Further Consideration of the Impeachment Power
431
5
The Executive
436
4
The Method of Electing the President
440
4
Comparison of the President with Other Executives
444
7
Advantages of a Single Executive
451
7
The Presidential Term of Office
458
4
Re-eligibility of the President
462
5
The-Presidential Salary and Veto
467
6
The Military and Pardoning Powers of the President
473
2
The President and the Treaty Power
475
5
The President and the Appointing Power
480
4
The Powers of the President Concluded
484
5
The Judges as Guardians of the Constitution
489
8
The Position of the Judiciary
497
2
Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts
499
6
Distribution of the Judicial Power
505
9
The State and the Federal Courts
514
4
Trial by Jury
518
13
The Lack of a Bill of Rights
531
10
Conclusion
541
8
Index
549
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