Student’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Number Date Cato 4 and Federalist 39 Cato who was a statesman in the late Roman Republic who argued that a president is like a Monarch. The reasons that were given as to why the president compared to a monarch included the implied power that all presidents should include the ideas of the wise men of the state in making decisions on a country. Works Cited Hamilton Alexander et al. The Federalist. Vol. 43. Hackett Publishing 2005. Rose Carol M. “Ancient Constitution vs. the Federalist Empire: Anti-Federalism from the Attack on Monarchism to Modern Localism.” Nw. UL Rev. 84 (1989): 74. [...]
Publius argues that the new constitution has a republican form, while Cato argues that is aristocratical or monarchical. In making his argument, Cato focuses on the Executive Branch, especially the President. What reasons and kinds of reasons does Cato give for claiming that the President is like a monarch? What reasons and kinds of reasons does Publius give for why the President is simply part of a republican government? Be sure to pay close attention to Publius' explanation of what it means to have a republican government.