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Cynthia Olaoluwa POLS 1000 Gunning 2/3/2011 The Federalist No. 10 1. The people are complaining that their government is too unstable. The people are saying the rival parties are not taking in consideration of the public goods, which are things that would benefit the public. The people are complaining that the decisions are made by people of higher authority and arrogant influence of majority and not by the rules of justice and the rights of the minor parties. These complaints are not valid in Madisons view, because there is no evidence or facts that can justify, that these complaints are true. 2. Madison’s definition of a faction is a number of citizens, whether amounting to a
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Unformatted text preview: minority or majority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse 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 faction are, destroying the liberty with is essential to its existence and the other, by giving every citizen the same opinions, the same passions and the same interest. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4. The latent causes of faction are...
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