Federalists were the people who supported ratifying the Constitution. They asked the states to organize their ratifying the conventions as quickly as possible.

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11, 1755 in Charlestown to parents Rachel Faucett Lavien and James A. Hamilton. Alexander was educated at Elizabethtown Academy in New Jersey. He was interested in government, family, war, education, and politics. Alexander was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury. He was also an economist, and a political philosipher. While being the United Sates Secretary of the Treasury, he was in office from September 11, 1789 until January 31, 1795. He attended the Constitutional Convention, and the Annapolis Convention. He served in the military for many years. He served in the American Revolutionary War, the Quasi-War Battle of Harlem Heights, Battle of White Plains, Battle of Trenton, Battle of Princeton, Battle of Monmouth, and Battle of Yorktown.

James Madison

James Madison was born March 16, 1751 in Port Conway, Virginia. James was educated under Donald Robertson who was an instructor at the Innes plantation in King and Queen County, Virginia. Mr. Robertson was a scottish teacher who taught Madison Math, Geography, and Modern and Ancient Languages. He went to the College of New Jersey, which is now known today as Princeton University. James's interests were politics, military, and family. James was an American politician and political philosipher. Madison was the Fourth President of the United States which was from 1809-1817. He is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was called the Father of the Constitution and wrote over one-third of the Federalist papers. He was the first president who served in the United States Congress. Madison was a leader in the House of Representives, and served as United States Secretary of State.

John Jay

John Jay was born on December 12, 1745 in New York, New York. John was educated by private tutors at just eight years old. He was sent to New Rochelle to study and came back after a few years to be homeschooled, and then later attended Columbia University. Jay was interested in education, politics, and slavery. He served as the President of Continental Congress from 1778-1779. John was an ambassador to Spain and France during The American Revolution which helped to fashion the United States foreign policy. John also helped to co-write the Federalist papers along with Alexander Hamilton and James Madison. He was the leader of the Federalist Party and the governer of New York from 1795-1801. He was the First Chief Justice of the United States which was from 1789-1795. Jay succeeded in passing a law for the emancipation of all slaves in New York on his third try.

John Adams

John Adams was an American statesman, diplomat, and political theorist. Adams was the second president of the United States. He was one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States. He was the delegate from Massachusetts to attend the Contenential Congress. John was a major role in persuading Congress to declare independence. He largely wrote the Massachusetts State Constitution in 1780. Mr. Adams was the first Vice President of the United States.

George Washington

George Washington was the First President of the United States. He served from 1789-1797. Washington was the Commander in Chief of the Contential Army. He was the delegate from Virginia to attend the First Contenential Congress. George Washington presided over the Constitutional Convention that drafted the Constitution in 1787. He was dissastisfied with the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. Washington led the American victory over the British in the American Revolution.

John Hancock


 John Hancock was a merchant, statesman, and Patriot of The American Revolution. He also served as President of the Second Continential Congress. He is remembered for his large signature on the Decalartion of Independence. He was one of the wealthiest men in the thirteen colonies. He was a main leader in Boston during the outbreak of the crisis of The American Revolution. John Hancock was also the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence.