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Beef an chicken offered. Chicken chosen and when turkey is offered beef is chosen. Dilemna of representative gov. (logical decisions can not be made by Congress or representative congress). Turkey and chicken split the vote. Representative assembly-every congressman treated the same, as every district equal to each other (organizationally flat). Only 2 departures from flatness are speaker of house, and vice president. In reality they violate equality and create house ways and means committee. Caucus
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Unformatted text preview: Indian word for conspiracy to attack someone else. Caucus is temporary coalition. Hierarchy system 1. Party system 2. Committee system. Arrow paradox if you have no hierarchy or organization (then you have organized hierarch). Both parties and committees were new to democracy, and Washington said beware of the parties while he was retiring....
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course GOVT 111 taught by Professor Lowi during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.

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