What Are The Disadvantages Of Having A Republican Government

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The Founders realized that there were disadvantages to having a Republican government. Some were that a Republic works best in small communities with little diversity in morals and ideas. James Madison was disturbed that a Republic would naturally lead to factions, and factions were not a thing that the founders sought after at all. “Republic government works best in small communities.” (“We the People, 24”). “People in a large diverse republic would naturally divide into factions...” (24). Since the colonies were large and diverse, factions were bound to happen in a Republic. The founders tried to find another possibility to eliminate factions but they found no better ideas. Thus the founders created a Republic and factions in the
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