Federalist Papers - interest often carries the same...

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Federalist Paper No. 1 Federalist No. 1 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton and the first of the Federalist Papers. It was published on October 27, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all the Federalist Papers were published. Titled "General Introduction," Federalist No. 1 is essentially a preface to the series, laying out in broad strokes the major points that the authors hope to demonstrate that the Articles of Confederation should be disposed of, and that the proposed new Constitution is so written as to properly distribute the powers of government to the greatest benefit of the governed. Federalist Paper No. 10 Federalist No. 10 is an essay by James Madison and the tenth of the Federalist Papers, a series arguing for the ratification of the United States Constitution. It was published on November 22, 1787, under the pseudonym Publius. No. 10 addresses the question of how to guard against "factions," groups of citizens with interests contrary to the rights of others or the interests of the whole community. In today's discourse the term special
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Unformatted text preview: interest often carries the same connotation. Madison argued that a strong, large republic would be a better guard against those dangers than smaller republics, the individual states. It is believed that James Madison took ideas from Thomas Hobbes in regards to ideas of a strong controlling government. Opponents of the Constitution offered counterarguments to his position, which were substantially derived from the commentary of Montesquieu on this subject. Federalist Paper No. 51 Federalist No. 51 is an essay by James Madison, the fifty-first of the Federalist Papers. It was published on February 6, 1788. The purpose of No. 51 is to "form a more correct judgment of the principles and structure of the government planned by the Convention. In the paper, this is done by informing the reader of the safeguards created by the convention to maintain the separate branches of government, and to protect the rights of the people....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2010 for the course ASD 123123123 taught by Professor Dsadasd during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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