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  • consent of the governed
  • tyranny
  • republic
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
  • federalism
  • democracy
  • Constitution
  • Founders

Voting Activity: Cartoon Analysis

Students will read Handout A: Federalist No. 10, by James Madison (1787) to understand Madison’s definition of faction. They will then analyze two political cartoons in Handout B: “The Bosses of the Senate” and Handout C: “Another Dam Breaks” in light of campaign spending and factions.

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