The Founders Wanted a Laser-Targeted Article V Convention (Part 5 of 8)

Exhibit E-Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 85

Hamilton not only focused Federalist No. 85 on the argument that the Article V amendment process was superior to convening a second wide-open convention, his statements all anticipate the amendment-specifying power of an Article V application, which alone is entirely controlled by two-thirds of the states through their legislatures; as well as a narrow and preset agenda for an Article V convention.

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