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The Effects of Factions: Federalist 10 Explained *Part 1* | A Primary Source Close Read w/ BRI

How does the structure of our federal government promote the common good? In this video, Kirk Higgins analyzes Federalist 10 and what the author, James Madison, argues is the problem with factions in a democracy. What are factions? How can the Constitution limit the effects of factions?

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