Group 1: Adam, Doris, Anna
Madison’s arguments in Federalist No. 10 focused on the superiority of a large republic in controlling the “mischiefs of faction,” delegating authority to elected representatives and dispersing power between the states and national government.
Read Federalist 10 (link above), and the following questions in one, thoughtful post on the weebly. Please address all questions asked.
Explain Madison’s definition of faction in Federalist 10. What are the two ways to remove factions according to Madison in Federalist 10? According to Madison, how do you control the effects of minority factions? How does federalism control factions? Why is a large representative republic the cure for majority factions? How does Madison’s viewpoint on factions impact the drafting of the US Constitution?
Once you have completed your initial post, make at least one comment on the post of another classmate from each different group. For example, if you completed the questions about Brutus I, comment on one post about Federalist 10 and one about Federalist 51.