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" But the great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same department, consists in giving to those who administer each department the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. "
Consolidation of Bank Examining and Supervisory Functions: Hearings Before ... - Page 156
by United States. Congress. House. Banking and Currency Committee - 1965 - 602 pages
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The New Imperial Presidency: Renewing Presidential Power After Watergate

Andrew Rudalevige - History - 2005 - 358 pages
...interinstitutional policing through the aggressive use of checks and balances. In 1788 James Madison had argued that "the great security against a gradual concentration...powers in the same department consists in giving to [each branch] . . . the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments....
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Empire and Nation: The American Revolution in the Atlantic World

Professor of History Eliga H Gould, Eliga H. Gould, Peter S. Onuf, Peter Onuf, Professor Peter S Onuf - History - 2005 - 381 pages
...later incorporated the concept into Federalist 51: "the great security of government . . . consists of giving to those who administer each department the...constitutional means, and personal motives, to resist the encroachments of others."9 The task of systematizing Witherspoon's eclectic mix of Whig politics,...
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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, J.R. Pole - History - 2005 - 560 pages
...the legislature in this particular, their independence in every other would be merely nominal. But the great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in 35 the same department, consists in giving to those who administer each department, the necessary constitutional...
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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, J.R. Pole - History - 2005 - 560 pages
...the legislature in this particular, their independence in every other would be merely nominal. But the great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in )5 the same department, consists in giving to those who administer each department, the necessary'...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. The Federalist no. 47 (1788) 8 But ` . . . Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. . . . If men were angels, no government would be...
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Selected Writings of James Madison

James Madison, Ralph Ketcham - 432 pages
...the legislature in this particular, their independence in every other, would be merely nominal. But the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives, to resist encroachments of the others. The provision for defence must in this, as in all other cases, be made commensurate to the danger of...
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Madison's Managers: Public Administration and the Constitution

Anthony M. Bertelli, Laurence E. Lynn Jr., Sydney Stein Jr Professor of Public Management School of Social Service Administration and Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies Laurence E Lynn, Jr, Laurence E. Lynn (jr.), Professor Laurence E Lynn - Political Science - 2006 - 224 pages
...James Madison's scheme of government emphasizes the control of faction and power in the belief that "the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others" (The Federalist, No. 51). Jeremy Rabkin (1987, 199) summarizes Madisonian logic: "Power is widely distributed...
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Apruebe el GED: Estudios Sociales / Passing the GED: Social Studies

InterLingua.com, Incorporated - Education - 2006 - 361 pages
...the legislature in this particular, their independence in every other would be merely nominal. But the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. The provision for defense must in this, as in all other cases, be made commensurate to the danger of...
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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Hamiltonian on the ...

James Brian Staab - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 369 pages
...this problem is to provide the constitutional means for each department to protect itself from attack: [T]he great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. The provision for defense must ... be made commensurate to the danger of attack. Ambition must be made...
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Fairness, Globalization, and Public Institutions: East Asia and Beyond

Jim Dator, Richard C. Pratt, Yongseok Seo - Political Science - 2006 - 409 pages
...philosophy), but nowhere more vividly than in the following passage from The Federalist No. 51. But the great security against a gradual concentration...personal motives to resist encroachments of the others. The provision for defence must in this, as in all other cases, be made commensurate to the danger of...
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