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Unformatted text preview: his mind. It is impossible to keep each branch of government completely equal. Madison notes that the legislative part of the government has slightly more power than both the executive branch and the judicial branch. To limit the power of the legislative branch the framers of the Constitution split the legislative branch into the House of Representatives and the Senate House. Like the government, people are split into many different groups with conflicting views and customs. The many different groups ensure that no group of people holds too much power. The Federalist No.51 strongly resembles the ideas of the Federalist No. 10 because Madison strongly voices his opinion against the formation of factions in both papers....
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This document was uploaded on 08/17/2008.
- Spring '08
- Federalist Papers