Civics 101 – Episode 69: The Federalist Papers

Lesson Duration

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a basic, non-partisan, topical reintroduction to how the U.S. government works. The history of the topic, as well as connections to current news events, is explored.

Episode 69: What are the Federalist Papers? Who wrote them? Who uses them? And why should you read them?

Summaries of Federalist 10, 51, 65, 78, 84 are provided.

Listen to podcast (17:39):

Transcript included.

tags: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Constitutional Principles


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