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James Madison's Federalist No. 51 centers on two important ideas in the Federalists' argument

for a new constitution: the separation of powers and the "tyranny of the majority."

I really want to learn the meaning of both of these ideas. Also, in specific terms and with direct references to No. 51, I want to know how, according to Madison, the separation of powers would help to guard the new republic against tyranny. I would really appreciate it some help here.

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