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3.9.3: Reading and Review Questions

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    1. In Federalist #1, against what propensities of human nature does a viable constitution need to work, according to Hamilton? Why?
    2. Why does Hamilton appeal to an attitude of moderation in regards to establishing the union and constitution?
    3. Is Hamilton himself moderate in his views and statements here? Why?
    4. In Federalist #10, why does Madison caution against factions, or rival parties, in a government?
    5. According to Madison, how can governments avoid factionalism? Why do you think Madison focuses on controlling the effects, versus the causes, of factionalism?

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