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Primary Source: Excerpt from Federalist Paper #10

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Why does the author reflect so negatively on the concept of faction?

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1. Why does Madison mention ancient constitutions?

2. Why does Madison disapprove of removing the right to factionalism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Consider this quiz/worksheet combo to determine what you can recall about an excerpt from Federalist Paper #10. Main points include the reason the author reflects in a negative way about factions in politics and the way James Madison felt about ancient constitutions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas related to Federalist Paper #10 will be addressed:

  • The reason Madison didn't believe in banning factionalism
  • Potential argument made by Madison regarding the ability to unify government interests
  • Objective of Madison to connect with his audience as equal members of society

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason Madison didn't believe that factionalism should be removed from societal discourse
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Madison's view of ancient constitutions and factions
  • Making connections - use your understanding of Madison's perspective of people as separate members of society and how it's connected to Federalist Paper #10

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more about the Federalist Papers in the lesson named Primary Source: Excerpt from Federalist Paper #10. Follow along with these points of interest:

  • Discrepancies of opinion between America's founding fathers
  • Publication of the Federalist Papers in 1787
  • Text of Federalist Paper #10
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