Federalist Assignment Actual HW

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LaMontagne 1 Whitley LaMontagne Professor Gunning POLS 1101-22 2 February 2011 The Federalist Papers 1. The complaints that these people make are 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 the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.” 2. Madison’s definition of a faction is “a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or a minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adversed to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community.” 3. The two methods of removing the causes of factions: “the one, by destroying the liberty which is essential to its existence; the other, by giving to every citizen the same opinions, the same passion, and the same interests.” Madison thinks it’s foolish to “abolish liberty” since it’s “essential to political life.” 4.
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course POLS 2011 taught by Professor Bruceflower during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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