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    • The Federalist Papers (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 20 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hailed by Thomas Jefferson as “the best commentary on the principles of government which was ever written,” The Federalist Papers is a collection of eighty-five essays published by Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay from 1787 to 1788, as a means to persuade the public to ratify the Constitution of the United States. With nearly two-thirds of the essays written by Hamilton, this enduring classic is perfect for modern audiences passionate about his work or seeking a deeper understanding of one of the most important documents in US history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Readable

    • By George on 07-13-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Federalist Papers

    • By: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 19 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Originally published anonymously, The Federalist Papers first appeared in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers exhorting voters to ratify the proposed Constitution of the United States. Still hotly debated and open to often controversial interpretations, the arguments first presented here by three of America's greatest patriots and political theorists were created during a critical moment in our nation's history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Did they have a crystal ball?

    • By Raymond on 06-16-11

    Regular price: $32.19

    • The Federalist Papers

    • By: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
    • Narrated by: Craig Deitschmann
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The U.S. Constitution was approved by the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. It was to become law only if it was ratified by nine of the 13 states. New York was a key state, but it contained strong forces opposing the Constitution. A series of 85 letters appeared in New York City newspapers between October 1787 and August 1788 urging support for the Constitution. These letters remain the first and most authoritative commentary on the American concept of federal government.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Anti-Fed Fed Book

    • By Joy on 06-10-07

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Federalist Papers

    • By: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
    • Narrated by: Alastair Cameron
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, The Federalist Papers have long been considered to be some of the most important works in political science ever written. The Federalist Papers establishes a method of constitutional government that was the building block for the type of government the United States has operated under for over 200 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Constitutional Refreshment

    • By Charlie on 06-19-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Federalist Papers

    • By: Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison
    • Narrated by: Monroe Clark McBride
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Federalist Papers were first published in 1787 in the New York press under the signature of "Publius", a psuedonym used by the three authors: John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton. The essays appeared in book form in 1788 and are generally considered to be one of the most important contributions to political thought made in America. The papers were meant to be influential in the campaign for the adoption of the Constitution by New York state. The authors discussed many general problems of politics in addition to the issues of the Constitution.

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Bill of Rights & 17 Other Amendments to the Constitution

    • By: James Madison
    • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In less than 60 minutes of listening to this audiobook, you will have heard the original United States Bill of Rights, the 17 other amendments to the United States Constitution, and much more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bill of Rights & Other Constitutional Amendments

    • By Clyde on 01-14-11

    Regular price: $2.80

    • Constitution

    • By: James Madison
    • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In less than 60 minutes of listening to this audiobook, you will have heard the original United States Constitution. To improve your understanding of the Constitution, we have included original readings and commentary related to this subject, such as the drafting and ratification of the Constitution, the historical influences on the Constitution, and the Anti-Federalists.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Deal

    • By Brian and Kristen on 04-21-16

    Regular price: $2.80

    • CBD: The Healing Miracles of Hemp Oil and Medical Marijuana

    • By: James Madison, Emily Cox
    • Narrated by: Erich Bailey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you have ever wanted a natural way to treat your illness, other than using expensive pharmaceuticals, CBD hemp oil may be the solution you are looking for. CBD oil is wholly medicinal, with no known adverse side effects. CBD oil is derived from hemp, so there has been legislation to stop people from using it. Even so, it has become a popular choice among those looking to manage pain, anxiety, seizures, and other difficult health problems legally.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Federalist Papers

    • By: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
    • Narrated by: Michael Edwards
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The US Constitution was approved by the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. It was to become law only if it was ratified by nine of the 13 states. New York was a key state, but it contained strong forces opposing the Constitution. A series of eighty-five letters appeared in New York City newspapers between October 1787 and August 1788 urging support for the Constitution. These letters remain the first and most authoritative commentary on the American concept of federal government.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Buy it when it goes on 2 for 1 sale

    • By Gary on 04-15-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Bill of Rights and Amendments to the Constitution

    • By: James Madison
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Bill of Rights and Amendments to the Constitution, the foundation and cornerstone of our democracy, read by Mike Vendetti. A must-listen for every citizen of our Republic and a requirement in Appendix B of Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects.

    Regular price: $4.99

    • Letters from the Greatest Generation

    • Writing Home in WWII
    • By: Howard H. Peckham - editor, Shirley A. Snyder - editor, James H. Madison - foreword
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 16 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Victory and defeat, love and loss are the prevalent realities of Letters from the Greatest Generation, a remarkable and frank collection of World War II letters penned by American men and women serving overseas. Here, the hopes and dreams of the greatest generation fill each minute, and their voices ring loud and clear. "It's all part of the game. But it's bloody and rough," wrote one soldier to his wife. "Wearing two stripes now and proud as an old cat with five kittens," marked another.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Priceless Letters

    • By andy on 01-02-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Liberty Collection

    • By: Frederic Bastiat, Christopher Crennen, Benjamin Franklin, and others
    • Narrated by: Christopher Crennen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
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    The Liberty Collection includes: "The Law" by Frederic Bastiat (1 hour 20 minutes). Bastiat (bawst ya) (1801-1850) was an economist, a member of the French assembly and an influential libertarian speaker and writer. "The Law", Bastiat's most famous work, argues that the purpose of the law is the protection of individual rights, and that when governments adopt policies favoring particular industries or groups, the law becomes an instrument of injustice and oppression.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read.

    • By Kevron on 01-23-12

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The True Story of Andersonville Prison

    • A Defense of Major Henry Wirz
    • By: James Madison Page
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Second Lieutenant James Madison Page was a Union officer of Company A, Sixth Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War. After participating in many skirmishes and battles, including Gettysburg, Page was captured in Virginia on September 21, 1863 by Confederate forces along the Rapidan. After spending several months in various prison camps, he arrived at Andersonville Prison in Georgia on February 27, 1864. He would remain there seven months during a time when the prison population grew from 10,000 to over 30,000.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hang the Scapegoat

    • By Martha A. Murray on 06-01-13

    Regular price: $16.80

    • The Federalist Papers

    • Selected Essays
    • By: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles, written between 1897 and 1888, advocating for the ratification of the United States Constitution. They serve as a primary source for interpretation of the Constitution, as they outline the philosophy and motivation of the proposed system of government.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Classics must be rated

    • By Dale K. on 05-27-11

    Regular price: $14.00

    • James Madison's Final Address

    • By: James Madison
    • Narrated by: John Greenman
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this, his eighth annual message, Madison tells of his impending retirement. For the future he recommends better transportation, a national university, rebuilding the military, and a consistent system of weights and measures, among other things.

    Regular price: $4.99