James Madison: Founding Father Quote

James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 306 details Share on Google+ - Quote 306 Linked In Share Button - Quote 306 An elective despotism was not the government we fought for; but one in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among the several bodies of magistracy as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by the others.

James Madison: Federalist No. 58, 1788
The Federalist Papers

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