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Federalist questions - Federalist Assignment 1 The...

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Federalist Assignment 1. The complaints that people are making is that the “government is too unstable, that the public good is disregarded in the conflicts of rival parties, and that measures are too often decided not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party but by superior force.” ( Madison) Madison says that these complaints are true to some degree and that the government has been distressed but at the same time majority of the things that have happened to the nation are misfortunes and the government has still succeeded in the end. 2. Madison refers to a faction as a whole party. Such as a political party who share similar interests and views. 3. A) Removing the causes by first, destroying the liberty which is essential to its existence and second, by giving to every citizen the same opinions, the passions, and the same interests. B) by controlling its effects. Madison says you cannot remove the causes of faction. He quotes “ Liberty is to faction what air is to fire.” You can’t have one with
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