The Tyranny of the Minority

Civil War Casualties

The Constitution has mechanisms in it to protect the minority from the abuse or tyranny of the majority. It was designed with care, so there are some protections for a political minority. However, George Washington warned the country against the danger of faction. He was not alone, and the rise of early political parties led to some really bad fights.

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Nadin Brzezinski

Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game.