03 Madison vs Brutus

03 Madison vs Brutus - National Government 3. Publius vs....

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1 National Government 3. Publius vs. Brutus Round 1 Madison: Popular Government has a propensity for vice. Why? Brutus: The Constitution’s form of government will subvert liberty. Round 2 Madison: A Large National Government is the way to go. Brutus: The proposed republic is not a confederation, but a consolidation.
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2 Round 3 Madison: Governments are too unstable to be effective. Aggregate Brutus: A complete government with absolute and uncontrollable power e.g. Necessary and Proper Clause Round 4 Madison: There is a negative factious spirit that needs to be united. Brutus: Large Government is not practical. Sovereignty can not be revoked. Round 5 Madison: More men of common interests. Montesquieu: More men of large fortune and less moderation. The public good is sacrificed to a thousand views.
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3 Round 6 Madison: Heterogeneity Solves problem of faction without sacrificing liberty. Brutus: Homogenous Diversity of States will retard the operation of government for the public good. Round 7
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