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Federalist__10_and_51 - What are its causes? What is his...

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Federalist Papers #51 - Study Guide 1. What is Madison’s view of human nature? How does this view inform the Constitution developed by Madison and the Framers? 2. What does Madison mean when he writes, “In many a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself?” Do you agree? Explain 3. What department did Madison believe would predominate in a republican government? 4.What was the remedy to that imbalance of power? 5.According to Madison, what will prevent the majority from acting tyrannically in the United States? 6.What is “the republican cause”? 7.What is “the federal principle”? Federalist Papers #10 Study Guide
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8.What, according to Madison, is a faction?
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Unformatted text preview: What are its causes? What is his attitude toward factions? 9.Why does Madison believe factions cannot be eliminated altogether? Do you agree? Explain? 10.According to Madison, why must the effects of factions be controlled? Do you agree? Explain? 11.How does Madison propose to control the effects of factions? What do you think of his proposal? 12.Why does Madison reject pure democracy in favor of representative democracy? 13.Madison suggests that the wisdom, patriotism, and love of justice of elected representative may check the passions of the people. Are elected representatives more likely to be wise, patriotic, and loving of justice that the people? Why 14.According to Madison, why would increasing the size of the republic help control the effects of factors?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course CORC 1130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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