Among the Powers of the Earth



  • 82 In his own contributions to the Federalist essays, Hamilton said the same thing , noting that despite the world's division into four separate political and geographical parts, Europe had “extended her dominion over them all.”83 In such a threatening, European-dominated neighborhood, the only way for Americans to persuade Europe's “superior powers” to respect the Union's still- fragile unity and independence, added Madison, was to form a strong central government.84 Furthermore, ...
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  • March 19, 2012
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  • International Standard Book Number (isbn) 10

  • 0674065026
  • International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9780674065024