Madisonian Theory

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14:18 Federalist #10  Madison says that tyranny must be controlled. Factions are inevitable as are competition between factions, must control to  prevent tyranny. Elaborate theoretical justification for constitutional system Federalist #37 “Nationalist gov’t” -  the proponents of a federal government “Federalists” -  Those who want more power in the states Talks about problem of combining stability in government with protecting liberty  and freedom of citizens.   There are inherent tensions in American system System does not eliminate tension, learn to live with it Tension Tension in #37 is that power is derived from the people and serve the people.  Term limits, turnaround in government On the other hand, you need stability to keep order and get things done o Inherent tension there o Addressed through term limits, etc o Federalism plays a key role here as well A pragmatic compromise worked out at C.C.
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course POLI POLI 211 taught by Professor Sabetti during the Fall '09 term at McGill.

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