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James Madison, The Best of the OLL No. 35: James Madison, “The Utility of the Union As a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection” (1788) [2013]

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James Madison, The Best of the OLL No. 35: James Madison, “The Utility of the Union As a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection” (1788) (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2013). http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/2532

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This is part of “The Best of the Online Library of Liberty” which is a collection of some of the most important material in the OLL. Madison’s essay on faction for The Federalist papers is a classic defense of an “extended republic” in which the geographic scale of the country and the number of different groups who inhabit it act as a counterweight to the dangers of self-interested factions.

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