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Balancing Ambition: Federalist 51 Explained *Part 1* | A Primary Source Close Read w/ BRI

How does the structure of our federal system protect liberty? In part one of a two-part series, Kirk explains Federalist 51 in simple terms. How did the Founders set up a government that would balance power equally? Can personal motivations align with national interests while maintaining a balance of power in government?