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Fed #1

Hamilton
- intro to papers
- Most important expression of the political/philosophy/theory of the American founding
- "Articles are insufficient"
- Montesquieu, The Oracle

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Fed #9

Hamilton
- Avoid anarchy and tyranny by enlarging the Republic

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Fed #10

Madison
- Factions
- Intensity Problem
- Terps

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Fed #39

Madison
- Is the plan Republican?
- the the plan federal or national?
- Office holding is not hereditary
- Rep, Federal

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Fed #47

Madison
- Separation of powers
- Concentration of power
- There can be an elected tyrant
- Britain is the gold standard of power separation

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Fed #48

Madison
- Power is an encroaching nature
- Legislative department is the most dangerous

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Fed #49

Madison
- Argument against 2/3 majority vote
- too frequent conventions

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Fed #51

Madison
- Give each branch checking powers
- Government is the greatest of all reflections on human nature
- Legislature must be divided

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Fed #78

Hamilton
- Judicial is the weakest branch because it has neither force nor will

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Fed #84

Hamilton
- BOR is unnecessary and dangerous
- not exhaustive

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Fed #85

Hamilton
- not a perfect document
- states can resist national authority