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Table Annexed to Article: Hamilton and Madison Deploy ‘System’ in Works Dated to 1787/88, 1790/91, 1793 And Post-Retirement Works
2 Our Constitutional Logic 701 (2014)
  • Peter J. Aschenbrenner, Purdue University
Abstract
The deployment of the word ‘system’ is surveyed, beginning with The Federalist essays, the focus being on the works of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison. In the second tranche of works, their efforts – now as opponents – in the bank bill debate are examined along with the appearance of ‘system’ in the Neutrality Proclamation debates; in the third tranche, Hamilton’s public letters (from his retirement as Secretary of the Treasury to his death in 1804) are surveyed; the fourth consists of Madison’s works included in Farrand’s volume 3 of his Records of the Federal Convention.
Keywords
  • system,
  • constitution
Publication Date
April, 2014
Citation Information
Peter J. Aschenbrenner. "Table Annexed to Article: Hamilton and Madison Deploy ‘System’ in Works Dated to 1787/88, 1790/91, 1793 And Post-Retirement Works" 2 Our Constitutional Logic 701 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_aschenbrenner/200/