An excellent educational read~ The Federalist Papers (correctly known as The Federalist) are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Constitution. The Federalist Papers serve as a primary source for interpretation of the Constitution.
The Federalist Party was the first American political party, from the early 1790s to 1816. They controlled the federal government until 1801. Formed by Alexander Hamilton. His supporters grew into the Federalist Party.
First U.S. Secretary of Treasury & Founder of Federalist Party. Alexander Hamilton was Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington. His policies set the financial course of the new nation. He wrote most of the Federalist Papers and was the primary architect of the Federalist Party. Hamilton was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr, who was at the time the Vice President. Hamilton's son died from the same Chase dueling pistols.