The Presidency 35

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2.9 National political parties became more important when the popular vote became relevant to the presidency.  The framers started out wary of political factions or parties.  They believed political factions could only be divisive and destructive.  Much of what they debated in the design of the Constitution was aimed at ensuring majority political factions could not oppress minority factions.

Image: John F. Kennedy. White House.

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