Source Of Faction

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1. What does Madison mean by faction and why might he have called them a "necessary evil" in a free society? Madison mean by faction are group of people that are not given the same equal freedom or same chances in living or doing their own things. Madison called them necessary evil because of without a balance and just government the society will fall. As the result, with a just and balance with equal divisions can make everything seem more functional and people will agree upon. 2. What does Madison see as the most "enduring source of faction"? Madison see the most enduring source of faction would be the unequal distribution of property. The idea without equal distribution of property will lead to monarchy and people being more authoritarian.…show more content…
4. What are the two elements of republicanism that Madison suggests will help cure the problem of faction. The two elements of republicanism that Madison suggest will help cure the problem of factions are "first, the delegation of the government, in the latter, to a small number of citizens elected by the rest; secondly, the greater number of citizens, and greater sphere of country, over which the latter may be extended." These two things help makes the government better by introducing the number of people electing a person to represent and more people that are citizens enlarge the country. 5. Why does he think the delegation of power to a small group of elected representatives is a good idea? Madison thought that delegation of power to a small group of elected representatives is a good idea due to having distinctive parties and having small majority. In having these things people will not be about to get rid of plans. Plans that are made by the government within the small
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