1. Madison writes on page two of Federalist 57: “Before the sentiments impressed on their minds by the mode of their elevation can be effaced by the exercise of power, they will be compelled to anticipate the moment when their power is to cease, when their exercise of it is to be reviewed, and when they must descend to the level from which they were raised; there forever to remain unless a faithful discharge of their trust shall have established their title to a renewal of it.” What do you think he means by this? What other arguments does he make stating that the American House of Representatives will not be taken over by an oligarchy?
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