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Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and Its Perils - Page 75
by William Howard Taft - 1913 - 283 pages
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Selected Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Political Science - 2001 - 208 pages
...number combined together, that is, in proportion as their efficacy becomes needful. admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest will, in almost ever) case, be felt by a majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of...
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Federalist

Benjamin Fletcher Wright - Constitutional law - 1961 - 572 pages
...serve the interests of all and to give protection to all, is, in such states, sadly defective because "a common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole"; the rights and the interests of the minority will be sacrificed. In this essay Madison makes the distinction,...
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Democracy--how Direct?: Views from the Founding Era and the Polling Era

Elliott Abrams - Political Science - 2002 - 134 pages
...person." Such a society "can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction," he says flatly, because "a common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole," and may be acted on rapidly. "Hence it is that such democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence...
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A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People

Mads Qvortrup - Political Science - 2002 - 183 pages
...believed that the problem of the tyranny of the majority was especially acute in referendums because a 'common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority as a whole' without much regard for the minority.35 There has been no shortage of writers who have...
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William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

Saree Makdisi - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 412 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government 332 in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice...
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Property Rights: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Polly J. Price - Law - 2003 - 321 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice...
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The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies

Brian P. Janiskee, Ken Masugi - Political Science - 2004 - 368 pages
...administer the government in person." A pure democracy, Madison concludes, "can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole . . . and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party."27 A republican...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole; "[W]hat is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?" • *l M er"-*W...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus - Political Science - 2004 - 162 pages
...body to be able to meet together regularly to conduct the business of government. In this situation, "a common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole," and nothing will "check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual."...
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Neighborhood Futures: Citizen Rights and Local Control

Political Science - 2004 - 189 pages
...society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person... [a] common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole... there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual....
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