federalist 10 - American Government- Pol 1101 March 20,...

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American Government- Pol 1101 March 20, 2007 Federalist 10 James Madison wrote Federalist 10, which is an essay. This essay, along with many other essays, were written in the cause for the ratification of the United States Constitution. In Federalist 10, James Madison questions how to guard against factions. Factions, according to James Madison, were groups of citizens with interests that went against the rights of others or against the interests of the whole community. Factions, as mentioned by James Madison, lead to the instability and choas in society. Factions were considered to remain as a constant threat to a successful nation. James Madison describes the main source of factions result from unequal distribution of property and of society being divided into different classes. He views direct democracy as a danger to individual rights and wanted a representative democracy, in order to protect what he thought of as the individual freedom, we all deserved, from a majority rule, which is the inequality in
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