The Declaration of Independence
Justification behind the revolt was that natural rights were being denied (referring
only to property-owning white men)
Claims made that their complaints were politely made but were never resolved by the
Colonists warned England that they should not extend their rules and unjust ways to
the colonies to no avail
Federalist Papers 10
Faction- a number of citizens, whether a majority or minority, who were united and
activated "by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights
of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community."
Two ways to remove factions
Destroy the liberty essential to their existence.
Give everyone the same opinions, passions, and interests.
The greatest source of factions was the unequal distribut