2010-03-04 / Editorials
To the People of the State of New York:
FEDERALIST NO. 39: COnf ORMITY TO REPUBLIcAn PRInc IPLES
In Federalist No. 39, James Madison explains how the proposed Constitution conforms to the idea of republican government—a political form for which the authors of the Federalist had already argued in the preceding papers. Here, in this excerpt from the first portion of No.