Union County College Federalists and Anti Federalists Checks on Power Discussion

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Make sure you have reviewed the Berkin video and Federalist #51 posted under "Required Resources."

In Federalist #51, James Madison argues for checks and balances in government stating, "Ambition must be made to counter ambition." Discuss how the Constitution was set up to limit abuse of power. You should consider the context of the Federalist v Antifederalist debate (Berkin video) as well as Madison's theories. Include at least one short quote or specific reference from each source to support your points. Briefly, based on what you know about government, is the system of checks and balances working today? (Opinions are fine but please keep it polite. Try to discuss policy and specific actions rather than political figures.)

Remember convince me that you not only read but thought about these sources as they relate to the material we are studying in chapter 2.

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Running Head: CHECKS ON POWER

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Checks on Power
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CHECKS ON POWER

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Checks on Power

The debate between Federalists and Anti-Federalists led to developing the Constitution to
limit abuse of power. The Federalists complained about the limited jurisdiction in the federal courts
since it imposed many law duties on state and local courts. Thus, the Federalists supported the
establishment of new federal courts...


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