'The Federalist No. 10' By James Madison

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In “The Federalist No. 10”, James Madison argues in favor of the proposition of the constitution, which recommend the formation of a Republican government. The constitution would protect the minority’s rights from factions that intended to pass legislation with interests contrary to the rights or interests of the whole community. Madison defines factions as groups of people who unite together to promote and protect their own economic interests and political opinions. These groups usually work against the public’s interests and prevent success upon the rights of other citizens. He believes that humans are different by nature, having different abilities, opinions and interests causing them to support what they believe in, even at the expense