Books By: Sheehan, Colleen A.

friends of the constitution

Friends of the Constitution: Writings of the “Other” Federalists, 1787–1788 Edited by Colleen A. Sheehan and Gary L. McDowell

American Founding American History

There were many writers other than John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton who, in 1787 and 1788, argued for the Constitution’s ratification. In a collection central to our understanding of the American founding, Friends of the Constitution brings together forty-nine of the most important of these “other” Federalists’ writings.