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" If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief is supplied by the republican principle, which enables the majority to defeat its sinister views by regular vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society ; but it will be unable... "
Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and Its Perils - Page 73
by William Howard Taft - 1913 - 283 pages
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The Secret Lives of Citizens: Pursuing the Promise of American Life

Thomas Geoghegan - Law - 2000 - 256 pages
..."creditor class," which was the minority faction, became too strong? Not to worry, Madison said. "If faction consists of less than a majority, relief is supplied by the republican principle." He meant debtors being more numerous could use majority vote. Even the Senate was somewhat based on...
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The Intellectual Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy: Republicanism, the Class ...

Douglass Adair - Political Science - 2000 - 185 pages
...were obvious. A small economic faction or a tiny splinter group of crack-pots, offered little trouble: "relief is supplied by the republican principle, which enables the majority to defeat [the minority's] sinister views by regular vote." But what if a ruthless and overbearing party included...
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Selected Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - History - 2001 - 208 pages
...faction cannot be removed, and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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Democracy: A Reader

Ricardo Blaug, John J. Schwarzmantel - Political Science - 2001 - 571 pages
...faction cannot be removed and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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The New Citizenship: Unconventional Politics, Activism, and Service

Craig A. Rimmerman - Political Science - 2001 - 170 pages
...faction cannot be removed; and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the constitution....
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Madison V. Marshall: Popular Sovereignty, Natural Law, and the United States ...

Guy Padula - History - 2002 - 208 pages
...by faction. In Federalist 10 Madison dismissed the danger posed by minority faction by arguing that if "a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...the majority to defeat its sinister views by regular vote."175 However, by 1792, in an unsigned essay written for the National Gazette, Madison indicated...
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James Madison and the Future of Limited Government

John Curtis Samples - Political Science - 2002 - 246 pages
...would be responsive to, and endangered by, majorities. He doubted a minority could exploit a majority: "If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...the majority to defeat its sinister views by regular vote."71 A minority could not long resist the true power in a republic, a majority of the people. Madison...
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James Madison: The Theory and Practice of Republican Government

Samuel Kernell - History - 2005 - 381 pages
...faction cannot be removed; and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote: It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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The Essential Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers

David Wootton - 392 pages
...faction cannot be removed; and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote: It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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The Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Clinton Rossiter - Fiction - 2003 - 648 pages
...faction cannot be removed and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society: but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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