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Week 9 Notes

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Week 9 Notes POLS 2310 - 001

Introduction to Politics (C) - 14426
Robert H Webking

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Introduction to Politics (C) - 14426
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Date Created: 11/04/15
Intro to Politics Week 9 Notes October 26 2015 Government exists to secure rights It is not to discover what contributes most to quality of life and then to make sure people get those things Just governments must be created by consent Governments do not have to operate by consent to be just Declaration of Independence does not say that only democracies are just Just governments secure rights Moral teachings about individual rights lead to legitimate government by leading people to think the best way to get whatever they want is obey the law Revolution 0 British government fails to secure rights 0 Therefore the British government is not good 0 If the government is not good then the people can alter it or abolish it October 28 2015 Federalist Papers 0 Written by Alexander Hamilton James Madison and John Jay Federalist 1 Unusual Opportunity Articles of Confederation 0 Created a very weak central government 0 Unable to secure rights effectively 0 Basic argument for the Federalist is for unified powerful government Lycurgus aims to reform people to make them dedicated to the public private rights Constitution aims to recreate government to make it better able to secure private rights So people could pursue their own good effectively October 30 2015 Both Lycurgus and the American founders seek to reform the community to enable it to prosper But they have very different approaches Lycurgus aims to teach people to do their duties So the community will benefit Constitution aims to enable people to seek their own selfinterest effectively to secure their rights so the community will benefit Power is for defense internal peace and to regulate trade Power is also to protect people from injustice and maintain a stable community for security of rights and to avoid the injustice that might come With teaching virtue and duty Not to make people virtuous to teach people to do their duty to establish What happiness or quality of life is In federalist 6 Alexander Hamilton urges his fellow citizens to accept that they are not different from other people in other ages so they are imperfect Hamilton also says people are driven by passion thus people are ambitious vindictive and rapaciousgreedy You cannot count on people to be good so you better count on them to be selfish


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