Federalist Number 36

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation From the New York PacketTuesday, January 8, 1788. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: WE HAVE seen that the result of the observations, to which the foregoing number has been principally devoted, is, that from the natural operation of the different interests and views of the various classes of the community, … Continue reading Federalist Number 36

Federalist Number 35

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation For the Independent Journal. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: BEFORE we proceed to examine any other objections to an indefinite power of taxation in the Union, I shall make one general remark; which is, that if the jurisdiction of the national government, in the article of revenue, should be restricted … Continue reading Federalist Number 35

Federalist Number 34

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation From the New York PacketFriday, January 4, 1788. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: I FLATTER myself it has been clearly shown in my last number that the particular States, under the proposed Constitution, would have COEQUAL authority with the Union in the article of revenue, except as to duties on … Continue reading Federalist Number 34

Federalist Number 33

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation From the Daily AdvertiserThursday, January 3, 1788 Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: THE residue of the argument against the provisions of the Constitution in respect to taxation is ingrafted upon the following clause. The last clause of the eighth section of the first article of the plan under consideration authorizes … Continue reading Federalist Number 33

Federalist Number 32

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation From the Daily AdvertiserThursday, January 3, 1788. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: ALTHOUGH I am of opinion that there would be no real danger of the consequences which seem to be apprehended to the State governments from a power in the Union to control them in the levies of money, … Continue reading Federalist Number 32

Federalist Number 31

The Same Subject Continued: Concerning the General Power of Taxation From the New York PacketTuesday, January 1, 1788. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: IN DISQUISITIONS of every kind, there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasonings must depend. These contain an internal evidence which, antecedent to all reflection or combination, commands the assent of the … Continue reading Federalist Number 31

Federalist Number 30

Concerning the General Power of Taxation From the New York PacketFriday, December 28, 1787. Author: Alexander Hamilton To the People of the State of New York: IT HAS been already observed that the federal government ought to possess the power of providing for the support of the national forces; in which proposition was intended to be included the expense of raising troops, of building and equipping fleets, … Continue reading Federalist Number 30