Money Has A Negative Impact On The Government Of The United States

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There have been debates on whether a greater amount of individuals are represented within the United States of America. James Madison believed that by balancing factions and powers, the people would be better represented. However, both Giles and Page argue that the United States is not pluralist, but elitist. Therefore, the people are not represented fairly as money has more influence within politics. Trueman also concludes that the influence of money has a negative impact on the government of the United States. As a result, he concludes that the United Kingdom is more democratic. The reader concludes that money has negatively influenced the government of the United States, but does not discredit the work of Madison or find the United Kingdom to be significantly more democratic.
What are the main arguments found in Federalist Papers numbers 10 and 51? How do the ideas expressed in these classic American documents relate to essential principles of American government and the design of U.S. political institutions?

There were two groups with contradicting ideas in regards to how to run the newly established United States of America. They were the Federalists and the Anti- Federalists. The Anti- Federalists were concerned about the Federal government becoming too powerful. In contrast, John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton, under the the alias of Plubius, wrote the Federalist Papers, which supported a strong central government. Madison expands on the idea of a…

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