The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary…very definition of tyranny.




The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary…very definition of tyranny.

The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary…very definition of tyranny. --James Madison

The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, selfappointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.

James Madison

Year: 1788
Context: Federalist No. 47
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