Noah Feldman

Hamilton vs. Madison and the birth of American partisanship

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The divisiveness plaguing American politics today is nothing new, says constitutional law scholar Noah Feldman. In fact, it dates back to the early days of the republic, when a dispute between Alexander Hamilton and James Madison led the two Founding Fathers to cut ties and form the country's first political parties. Join Feldman for some fascinating history of American factionalism — and a hopeful reminder about how the Constitution has proven itself to be greater than partisanship.

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Noah Feldman · Constitutional law scholar

Noah Feldman studies the intersection of religion, politics and law.

Noah Feldman studies the intersection of religion, politics and law.