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Q: Compare James Madison's views of factions with the observations of Alexis de Tocqueville concerning associations. Which man was more concerned about the detrimental effects of interest groups?
A: James Madison viewed interest groups in a negative light, viewing them as factions that were dangerous to the government, [ and that they must be controlled. James Madison's views of factions and Alexis de Tocqueville's observations concerning associations seem to be rooted in the same kind of ideology. Madison believed that although there were dangers associated with factions, they were indeed
an inevitable aspect in human society and to eliminate their existence would be eliminating freedom. Tocqueville observed that in no other country in the world had the principles of associations been so widely explored or successfully used. His ideas are rooted in the belief that every American, regardless of conditions, is free to join whatever association they choose. Madison felt it was necessary to limit the influence of factions through a system of checks and balances. He believed that with a balance of power, factions would tend to counteract each other, and no faction would have a dominating influence on the government ]
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User: Compare James Madison's views of factions with the observations of Alexis de Tocqueville concerning associations. Which man was more concerned about the detrimental effects of interest groups?

Weegy: James Madison viewed interest groups in a negative light, viewing them as factions that were dangerous to the government, [ and that they must be controlled. James Madison's views of factions and Alexis de Tocqueville's observations concerning associations seem to be rooted in the same kind of ideology. Madison believed that although there were dangers associated with factions, they were indeed an inevitable aspect in human society and to eliminate their existence would be eliminating freedom. Tocqueville observed that in no other country in the world had the principles of associations been so widely explored or successfully used. His ideas are rooted in the belief that every American, regardless of conditions, is free to join whatever association they choose. Madison felt it was necessary to limit the influence of factions through a system of checks and balances. He believed that with a balance of power, factions would tend to counteract each other, and no faction would have a dominating influence on the government ]
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User: Interest groups will often use this technique to persuade people toward their cause. a. free gifts c. propaganda b. promotionals d. logrolling

User: Propaganda is a technique a. used to express the truth about a matter of public policy. b. based on logical conclusions. c. used to influence people to adopt a particular belief. d. that depends upon people's preferences.

Weegy: Propaganda is a technique . used to influence people to adopt a particular belief
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User: Although interest groups do not try to attract large numbers of voters, they DO try to attract a. favorable attention from lawmakers. b. nominations to public office. c. stricter limits on campaign spending. d. the support of political parties.

Weegy: although interest groups do not try to attract large numbers of voters they do try to attract A.favorable attention from lawmakers. [ ]
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User: What is the primary focus of a political party? a. make money c. solve an issue b. elect a person d. register voters

User: A positive aspect of interest groups is that they a. help stimulate interest in public affairs. b. eliminate the need for factions in government. c. use propaganda to influence public policy. d. have a strong influence on political parties.

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