The Federalist Paper, By Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, And John Jay

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The Federalist Papers are a series of eighty-five essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, which argued the reasons why the Articles of Confederation should be strengthened. These articles support the new constitution as well as seek ratification from the states. On November 7, 1787 John Jay published The Fourth Federalist Paper. In The Fourth Federalist Paper John Jay explains that the U.S should be unified under a central government rather than function as multiple independent bodies. The U.S would be better able to obviate from foreign aggressors, trade with other countries, and the country would be better organized. The issues discussed within The Fourth Federalist Paper, is still relevant today. Based on my…show more content…
It reiterated that we would be stronger as a whole and with all of the manpower that we have, it would be really effective against foreign countries that want to fight with the U.S. Weapons could be manufactured in Ohio but now they could be shipped to New York if they needed weapons and in that sense we would be more united. In hindsight, the U.S made the right move in choosing to accept this Federalist Paper. We have the most advanced military in the world, thanks to new technology and phenomenal programs. This consists of programs ranging from ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) to the Navy Seals (An elite military force). ROTC is a program for college students in universities all over the country that trains and puts them into a position to be successful in a military career. Also, the Navy Seals carry out special missions. One that many are aware of is the assasination of Osama Bin Laden. I pointed this out because it shows real life examples of the ideas stated within the Fourth Federalist Paper being exercised. In my opinion, the ROTC program represents people coming from all over the country to fight for a single cause. If it were not for John Jay and his willingness to argue the fact that we need to be unified, then there is always the possibility that certain aspects of the U.S Military would not exist. Whether firmly united under one national government, or split into a number of confederacies, certain it is, that foreign nations will know and
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